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Hunt

1. Henry, known as Orator Hunt. 1773--1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)
2. (William) Holman. 1827--1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)
3. James. 1947--93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976
4. (Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910--98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)
5. (James Henry) Leigh . 1784--1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley

hunt

[hənt]
(aerospace engineering)
Of an aircraft or rocket, to weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack; specifically, to yaw back and forth.
Of a control surface, to rotate up and down or back and forth without being detected by the pilot.

hunt

i. Of an aircraft: To weave about its flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack. Specifically, to yaw back and forth.
ii. Of a control surface: To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot.
iii. Of a control system: To oscillate about a selected value.
iv. Of an indicator on a display: To swing back and forth or to oscillate, especially rather slowly.

hunt

To switch to a different telephone line if the first one is busy. A "hunt group" is a series of telephone lines identified as a group such that if one line is busy, the next available line is used (it "hunts" to the next line). Local telephone companies provide hunting for a relatively small monthly fee. PBXs provide this feature automatically to their station sets for outbound line access.
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He said: "The hunting community have been determined to maintain the infrastructure of hunting - the staff, the kennels, the hunts and hounds.
The hunt resumed the following morning with lots of hogs on the move.
Animal rights extremists have stated their intention of continuing to "sabotage" hunts.
He said anti-hunting representatives were welcome to monitor the hunt.
There's great synergy here", said JoAnne Kennedy, co-president of Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy.
Despite the subtitle of the book--"A Social and Cultural Study"--Berry is clearly primarily interested in using the culture of the hunt to illuminate Shakespeare's plays, and has less to say about hunting culture itself.
If somebody could produce scientific evidence to me that cancelling the spring bear hunt has not accomplished (what we wanted) .
Not only does this make reading certain sections of the book a tedious process, but Hunt sometimes makes startling, overdrawn conclusions that seem unsupported by her evidence, (As an example, after a lengthy discussion about the practice of embryotomies, she writes "The exigency of detestable embryotomies, their loathsome aesthetics, the sacrificing of beautiful brown babies for the descendants of cannibals--such topoi were likely part of a missionary point of view at Yakusu" [p.
According to a tribal wildlife official, non-Indians are not allowed to hunt on the reservation, but tribal members can hunt all year without limits.
But Hunt went a bit far when he claimed these tools represent standardization and abilities that haven't been observed in [other wild] animals.