azon


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azon

[′ā‚zōn]
(ordnance)
A glide bomb used in World War II; its control surfaces in the trail were adjusted by radio signals to control the bomb in azimuth only (hence, azon).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Afeni Shakur; sound (Dolby Digital), Susan Pelino; senior associate producer Richard Burrier; associate producers, Azon Juan, Katy Garfield, Barrion Grant; assistant director, Burrier.
Each sensor was composed of 15 layers of diazo paper (Azon #4516 nonerasable diazo sepia paper, Azon, Johnson City, New York, USA) sandwiched between two layers of opaque cardboard.
We mentioned a new meaning, a special point of view, a fresh style, which we see in one of Gulnazar's poems that has been cited above: "O sun - whitebearded muezzin, / From the minarets of the Pamir Mountains / Call out the azon of light, / So we can lift our heads with bright hearts, / To hear the sermon of fidelity and friendship." The poet discovers new meanings in the sun, which in our poetry is a symbol of warmth, love, fortune, happiness, and light, but in this poem is to be read as fidelity and friendship.
There is a food court and a selection of stand-alone restaurants offering local favorites such as Azon's Boneless Lechon and organic goat meat dishes like caldereta and kebabs from The Goat Kitchen.