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flak

[flak]
(ordnance)
Explosive or exploding missile fired from antiaircraft cannon.
Antiaircraft cannon, as in flak battery or flak installation.

flak

The fire from anti-aircraft artillery that appears as small puffs in the sky. These puffs are generated when shells of air defense guns self-destruct at the end of stipulated period of flight after failing to impact the enemy aircraft.
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The spokesman said Mr Flack had made his announcement to coincide with a new chairman, Diane McKerracher, starting in post.
Elliot Gonzalez said: "Does Caroline Flack even present #XFactor anymore?
With her was pal Lou Teasdale - said to be good friends with One Direction star Harry Styles, who Flack briefly dated in 2011.
The professional dancer who guided The Xtra Factor host Flack to Glitterball trophy victory on Strictly Come Dancing at the weekend is set to show off his winning moves at The Customs House in South Shields in the spring.
Flack said winning was the "best feeling in the whole world", adding: "This has been the best experience of my whole life.
He had a CD in the car that Caroline Flack made for him.
Montpellier has been with WSP Flack + Kurtz for more than 18 years, and serves as the managing director of the Boston office.
As one would expS 1ect from Flack, her voice adds a different dimension and interpretation to the enduring classics.
magazine, Gerrard talked about Flack, 32, and Styles, who have hit the headlines recently over their rumoured romance, the Daily Mail reported.
Here, Caroline Flack and Olly Murs chat to those still in the competition to see how their nerves are holding up - and to find out if they think they've done enough to impress the judges and those voting at home.