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flak

[flak]
(ordnance)
Explosive or exploding missile fired from antiaircraft cannon.
Antiaircraft cannon, as in flak battery or flak installation.

flak

The fire from anti-aircraft artillery that appears as small puffs in the sky. These puffs are generated when shells of air defense guns self-destruct at the end of stipulated period of flight after failing to impact the enemy aircraft.
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Zuhair won no fewer than five times at the fixture, while Flak Jacket was a three-time winner of the Stewards' Cup consolation race.
Photo: LAPD SWAT officer Todd Rheingold helps Maria Gil, 13, of Pacoima with his ballistic helmet and flak jacket on Saturday.
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In addition to Swatch, the Swatch Group brands include Omega, Hamilton, Longines, Tissot, Rado, Calvin Klein and Flik Flak, among others.
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I haven't taken any flak yet,'' Calcavecchia said snidely.
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