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Hunt

1. Henry, known as Orator Hunt. 1773--1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)
2. (William) Holman. 1827--1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)
3. James. 1947--93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976
4. (Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910--98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)
5. (James Henry) Leigh . 1784--1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley

hunt

[hənt]
(aerospace engineering)
Of an aircraft or rocket, to weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack; specifically, to yaw back and forth.
Of a control surface, to rotate up and down or back and forth without being detected by the pilot.

hunt

i. Of an aircraft: To weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack. Specifically, to yaw back and forth.
ii. Of a control surface: To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot.
iii. Of a control system: To oscillate about a selected value.
iv. Of an indicator on a display: To swing back and forth or to oscillate, especially rather slowly.

hunt

To switch to a different telephone line if the first one is busy. A "hunt group" is a series of telephone lines identified as a group such that if one line is busy, the next available line is used (it "hunts" to the next line). Local telephone companies provide hunting for a relatively small monthly fee. PBXs provide this feature automatically to their station sets for outbound line access.
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In relevant remarks in October, Hajizadeh said that Iran moved as much as 35 years ahead in building drone engines by reverse engineering the US drone, RQ-170 which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011.
In relevant remarks in October, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Iran moved as much as 35 years ahead in building drone engines by reverse engineering the US drone, RQ-170 which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011.
This was Ireland's Holocaust and the paedophiles responsible should be hunted down and treated exactly like Nazis.
Recently, she hunted down a self-employed father who had been dodging payments for his 8-year-old Camarillo son for five years.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian version of the RQ-170 which has been manufactured through the reverse engineering of the US drone which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011, has been equipped by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with bombing capability to attack the US warships in any possible battle.
The suspected killer bear was hunted down around noon of Thursday, announced the press office of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water in Smolyan.
They got a gun, hunted down Mr Scarlett and Morgan shot him three times, it is claimed.
Barry Novoack, attorney for one of Luster's victims identified only as Shawna Doe, said it was disturbing and ironic that the men who hunted down her predator are facing criminal charges.
As part of a plan to reduce the San Fernando Valley's crime rate, a newly formed LAPD unit has hunted down at least 21 fugitives in two weeks, and more arrests are said to be on the way.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami announced that the Iranian version of the US drone, RQ-170 which has been manufactured through the reverse engineering of the US drone which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011, will be unveiled to the public soon.
He's my son and I love him and obviously I don't want him hunted down and jailed.
But that didn't seem to matter to shoppers who hunted down rock bottom prices Thursday.