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acquire

[ə′kwīr]
(electronics)
Of acquisition radars, the process of detecting the presence and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit identification.
Of tracking radars, the process of positioning a radar beam so that a target is in that beam to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also known as target acquisition.
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"This means that a bigger park would be built and we are already in agreement with the first landlord and would complete purchase formalities under the new Land Acquirement Law, which was approved by Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa last month.
Mustafa Prize will promote and encourage the acquirement of knowledge and science by identifying, introducing and appreciating the top researchers in science and technology in the Islamic world.
The APCA leaders on the occasion said that the October 8 would be the day of acquirement of rights of the government employees as a protest sit-in would be staged in front of the CM's Secretariat in Quetta on that day.
Market-oriented education and the technological resources help the nations to excel and Pakistan is required to pay special attention to the acquirement of science and technology so that it could become self-reliant in the real sense.
If in cases of acquirement or temporary use the government doesn't pay the money, the decision to take the land becomes invalid.
Among the objectives of the establishment of INLN, mention can be made of the periodical evaluation of the member laboratories and supporting them, organization of educational workshops in order to improve the technical ability of the laboratories, supporting the cost of repair, development, and manufacturing of laboratory devices, supporting the acquirement of ISO/IEC17025 standard, and provision of consultative services for laboratories and the related centers.
KAMRA, December 29, 2009 (Frontier Star): Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshall Rao Qamar Suleman has said that Pakistan wants peace in the region and the acquirement of modern technology is for maintaining peace in the region.