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tunny:

see tunatuna
or tunny,
game and food fishes, the largest members of the family Scombridae (mackerel family) and closely related to the albacore and bonito. They have streamlined bodies with two fins, and five or more finlets on the back.
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The first Tunny machine was built in 1942 by mathematician Bill Tutte after analysing intercepted encrypted radio signals that Hitler was sending to his Nazi high command.
The firm's attorneys listed among Northern California Rising Stars 2009 include Rick Grady and Mark Seifert of the firm's San Francisco office, and Thomas Tunny of the firm's Walnut Creek office.
Anglers, too, will be doing some "culling" in this environment--while blackfins are highly desired, truth is, their smaller cousins, the little tunny, or bonito, can dominate the action.
In the stage musical "American Idiot," Jingletown is a kind of suburban wasteland where mind-numbing TV rules and three young males, Johnny, Will and Tunny, go in the direction of no direction, smoking cigarettes and drinking beers in a basement.
Johnny and Tunny flee a stifling suburban environment and parental restrictions, while Will stays home to work out his relationship with his pregnant girlfriend.
REGULAR contributor Bill Kirby wrote in the You Answer section of RW100: "If my memory serves me right the tunny fish (tuna) would be brought ashore in the 1930s but I don't know if it was washed up or caught in the fishermen's nets while out fishing off Whitby.
Then we stepped it up a little bit and Tunny scores a good goal just before halftime.
Cragg did four separate overseas deployments as the executive officer of the USS Tunny and became commanding officer of USS Ohio in October 1996.
chrysoterum; 72% target deepwater snappers such as silk and queen, Etelis oculatus, snappers; 65% target pelagic species such as dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus; king mackerel, Scomberomorus cavalla; and little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus; and 53% target baitfish such as herring, Opisthonema oglinum; mullets, Mugilidae spp.
Newall, Baker and Tunny have collaborated on a number of previous productions, including Theatre in the Quarter's sell out festive shows Silent Night (2008) and Home for Christmas (2009).
Ric and Tunny have been here for a while now and we have options so we are not closing the door on anyone," Pulis added.
1990), black skipjack (Euthynnus lineatus; Wexler, 1993), and little tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus; Allman and Grimes, 1998).