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gantlet

[′gȯnt·lət]
(civil engineering)
A stretch of overlapping railroad track, with one rail of one track being between the two rails of another track; used over narrow bridges and passes.
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Most lenders we spoke to were highly perplexed," said Michael Clinton, founder of Gauntlet Private Investments.
In February 2012, a new era for the world famous VAQ-136 Gauntlets began with the long journey across the Pacific Ocean from NAF Atsugi, Japan, to NAS Whidbey Island, Wash.
The Guardians of The Galaxy are a suitably cosmic team and Thanos is certainly a cosmic villain, so having him pursue the Guardians as they attempt to either get the Infinity Gauntlet into safe hands (Asgard, home of Thor?
Running the Gauntlet examines how to make necessary, meaningful alterations.
AP Capital Partners (APCP), a private equity firm that takes long-term assignments in exceptional enterprises, announced that it has assumed a joint venture partnership with Gauntlet Commercial Real Estate Capital, LLC, based in Scottsdale, AZ.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) said on Tuesday that it has finished the intermediate gauntlet phase of testing on its first 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
RIO FERDINAND feels the gauntlet has been thrown down for Manchester United to become history makers.
To make amends, the show -- which barely lasted 40 minutes; it took longer to traverse the security gauntlet than it did to sit through the program -- ended with a choir warbling that ``we'll live in harmony'' before, of course, shaking itself of such idealism and returning to Timberlake's less-spiritual beseeching: ``Put your sexy on.
Gauntlet is the true story of five dedicated anti-Communist young men whose epic journey and struggle in the 1950's could have altered the course of the Cold War in Europe.
Giles Gauntlet was inspired by the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are?
All the seniors will line up in pairs in front of the gauntlet.
Last year's class of 205 ninth-grade students had 120 students who were rated as advanced or proficient on the PSSA and they threw down the gauntlet to the next class, challenging them to do better.