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crutches

Lateral arms carrying pads that are screwed down on the upper side of bombs or other stores to prevent movement relative to the rack or pylon. A bomb is said to be hard-crutched if it is screwed too hard and this results in a slight delay in releasing it after the trigger is pressed, thus resulting in an overshoot.
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FRIDAY AFTERNOON She arrives at JFK but without crutches SATURDAY She joins Brooklyn for birthday
I am now well into my 60s and have used crutches for almost 50 years.
Following the clinical testing, each participant was issued with a crutch/ pair of crutches that was fitted to their spectacle frame.
The axillary crutches were discontinued upon diagnosis and managed with oral methylcobalamin and methylprednisolone.
The trust lends around 50 pairs of crutches a week and the vast majority of them are not returned, with each pair costing PS10.
We send patients home with crutches every day and it is surprisingly rare that we get them back.
Twenty women were hurt, eight seriously - including Beth's mother Diane, 49, who is still on crutches, and her sister Amy, 25, who is in a wheelchair.
In the story, the crutches stood as an armour, preserving the woman and at the same time limiting her facility for human interaction.
I've been on two crutches - no weightbearing allowed - for probably two months, then one crutch for another two or three weeks.
The 22-year-old "Twilight" actress put on a courageous face last night, smiling for cameras while hobbling around on crutches in her Reema Acra gown and Jimmy Choo platform heels, but between posing she could be seen grimacing in pain.
According to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, Martin used crutches on at least ten visits to the doctor to obtain workers' comp benefits.
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): Two women have been sent to a Florida jail after they allegedly attempted to mug a man, who fought them off using his crutches.