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A language for linear programming problems in a materials processing and transportation network.

["AMBUSH - An Advanced Model Builder for Linear Programming", T.R. White et al, National Petroleum Refiners Assoc Comp Conf (Nov 1971)].
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



the positioning of an army unit or of partisans, prepared well in advance and thoroughly camouflaged, on the most probable route of advance of an enemy with a view to defeating the enemy with a sudden strike, capturing prisoners, and destroying combat equipment. The Russian word for ambush, zasada, denoted the garrison in the cities of the Russian state of the 16th and 17th centuries. The zasada was headed by a voevoda (military commander or governor).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

What does it mean when you dream about an ambush?

An ambush is a surprise attack. Concretely, it may represent some unpleasant surprise or unanticipated turn for the worse in one’s life. If one was headed for a clear destination at the time of the ambush, it may represent a sense of being blocked. Ambushes may also be more general symbols of sudden loss and emotional upheaval.

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Sponsors can use ambushers' attacks to their advantage by drawing attention to issues of legitimacy, by enhancing brand or corporate authenticity, and by appealing to consumers increasingly wary of disingenuous brands.
These ambushers do not necessarily suggest a link to an event, they simply piggy-back on its spectator and media exposure.
Such a lie was viewed as more cruel, even, than the sad truth, because it somehow shunned or excluded the person in pain (i.e., in the above case, the Ambusher's daddy) from everybody else.
Besides, ambusher hunters, mainly represented by Thomisidae (67%) were registered solely for this system.
4.33 A useful starting point is the United Stated (US) status quo where unlike "other nations such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and South Africa, the US has not enacted legislation which prohibits ambush marketing." (144) This reality clarifies Schmitz's assertion that in the US a trade mark holder will more often than not seek relief against an ambusher under the 1946 Lanham Act.
Mark Blayney Stuart argues that sponsors and official bodies should only have legitimate cause to "cry foul" if the ambusher has misled or confused the public into thinking that they are an official sponsor.* Richard Houdmont is Director for Wales of The Chartered Institute of Marketing
Yet the 'ambusher' may argue that his actions are a natural result of free competition.
Phillips' Ambusher Auto-Lock Pole Stand, Impact industries Crow's Nest ladder, Hunters Equipment Manufacturing's first tripod, or Archery Engineers' Sniper three-piece aluminum ladder?
There was no time to get a shot off at the fleeing ambusher. A somewhat dazed Blanc returned hastily to his vehicle.
Yes, there is the risk that there might be a secondary device on a time-delayed fuse, but in order to capture or destroy the enemy ambusher and keep him from doing this to another Coalition patrol, you must stay in the kill zone and accept this risk.