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ogive

[′ō‚jīv]
(architecture)
An arch or rib placed diagonally across a Gothic vault.
A pointed arch.
(geology)
One of a periodically repeated series of dark, curved structures occurring down a glacier that resemble a pointed arch.
(ordnance)
The curved or tapered front of a projectile.

ogive

1. In general, a pointed arch.
2. Strictly, the diagonal rib in Gothic vaults.
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Les Etats-Unis ont joue l'apaisement face a la Coree du Nord en reportant un essai de missile a ogive nucleaire avant une semaine a haut risque sur la peninsule coreenne oE Pyongyang a deploye deux missiles susceptibles d'atteindre le territoire americain dans le Pacifique.
Loaded to just over 2,100 fps, these were very soft shooting, accurate and gave me no feeding problems, even with the short ogive.
Although the modular approach will allow the adaptation of any type of programming system to the MV rounds intended for air burst mode, Rheinmetall selected infrared optical programming, which requires only a free Picatinny rail to install the small penlight sized LED laser system that transfers the relevant data to the sensors located in the rear part of the front ogive.
This paper also advocates replacing traditional legends, but we present an alternative legend design to the FHL that is based on ogive graphs rather than frequency graphs.
He has also used Satie's music (a score for piano called Ogives, which consists entirely of chords) for a second new dance.
Flow forming can be used to produce hemispheres, ogives, and other curvilinear surfaces, as well as cylindrical parts, either with uniform or tapered wall thicknesses.
beaucoup moins que]Aujourd'hui, c'est le premier jour de destruction au cours duquel des vehicules lourds vont ecraser et detruire les ogives de missiles, les bombes chimiques ainsi que les melangeurs et les unites mobiles et fixes de remplissage[beaucoup plus grand que], a indique une source.
Durant la Guerre froide, les Forces belges d'Allemagne (FBA) mettaient ainsi en oeuvre differents systemes nucleaires, comme les mines atomiques de demolition (ADM), les ogives montees sur des missiles sol-air "Nike Hercules" et sol-sol "Lance" ainsi que les obus nucleaires destines aux obusiers M-109 et M-110, en vertu d'un regime dit de "double cle" - necessitant un accord des deux gouvernements, belge et americain, pour leur eventuelle utilisation.
Maturity ogives were estimated for females and males caught during the spawning season (May to September).
30-30, which happened to be a close-range proposition, anyway, they have been given boattailed bases to reduce the vacuum on their tails and streamlined ogives of the secant variety (rather than the tangent ogive).
beaucoup moins que]Bien sur que les rebelles savent placer du gaz sarin dans les ogives des missiles.