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i. To enter into air-combat engagement with intruders.
ii. An aircraft making contact with an arrester barrier—engaging the barrier. See aircraft arresting barrier.
iii. Contact made by a hook with an arrester wire—engaging the wire. See aircraft arresting cable.
iv. In air defense, a fire control order used to direct or authorize units and/or weapon systems to fire on a designated target—engage the target.
v. In air-to-ground operations, to fire weapons against ground targets—engage the target.
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Nor would it have profited us any to have done so, for we did not have sufficient force all told to have withstood the vast navy of the First Born had they returned to engage us.
U-Dor could move out and engage Gahan, or he could move his Princess' Panthan upon the square occupied by Gahan in he hope that the former would defeat the Black Chief and thus draw the game, which is the outcome if any other than a Chief slays the opposing Chief, or he could move away and escape, temporarily, the necessity for personal combat, or at least that is evidently what he had in mind as was obvious to all who saw him scanning the board about him; and his disappointment was apparent when he finally discovered that Gahan had so placed himself that there was no square to which U-Dor could move that it was not within Gahan's power to reach at his own next move.
His position was a delicate one, since he did not wish to engage Gahan personally, while it appeared that there was little likelihood of his being able to escape.
They blamed U-Dor, though in fact he was well within his rights in directing his play as he saw fit, nor was a refusal on his part to engage the Black Chief necessarily an imputation of cowardice.
About Lone Star Value Management: Lone Star Value Management, LLC ("Lone Star Value") is an investment firm that invests in undervalued securities and engages with its portfolio companies in a constructive way to help maximize value for all shareholders.
Each of the engaging fasteners has an insert and an engaging portion while each of the landing fasteners has a pocket adapted to receive the insert and a landing portion formed on an outer surface of the pocket so that the engaging portion releasably engages the landing portion.
The Code uses one of two tests to determine whether a charity engages in a permissible level of lobbying: the "substantial part" test or the elective expenditure test.
3) Community engagement in this context includes community service and other activities through which the University engages co-operatively with a wide range of professional and other communities in the provision of undergraduate courses, professional development programs, research, consultancies and other academic services.
4 billion, operates banks in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama, and engages in a number of permissible nonbanking activities.
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Cases abound disallowing losses when the taxpayer engages in recreational pursuits such as horse and dog breeding, drag racing and yachting.
the first company to provide programmable IP service control platforms for broadband and mobile network operators, today announced it has further extended its service security capabilities by enabling its service application, Engage v2.