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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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The unique subspecies of mule deer hunted during the Zone A season on this ranch have heavy antlers and are considered by many hunters to be a real trophy.
Even though the activity of hunting has a trans-historical, trans-cultural dimension to it (men and women everywhere have hunted since the beginning of recorded history and undoubtedly before) the activity, regulation, ideas about, and those who could, couldn't and did engage in hunting have a history.
In a provocative extension of his findings, Stanford argues that human ancestors living more than 4 million years ago may have hunted in much the same way as chimps do now.
For the first time ever, this is a hunting game where the hunter can easily become the hunted.
The daily bag limit on snow geese is three birds and, depending on the area hunted, the daily bag limit on Canada geese varies from two to three dark geese.
The grizzly, hunted to extinction throughout most of its range in North America, may be facing a similar fate here in British Columbia (B.
She has hunted all over the North American continent for whitetail deer, mule deer, pronghorn antelope, elk, bighorn sheep, Dall sheep, mountain goat, axis deer, wild turkey, upland game and waterfowl.
1) Junior hunters Ethan Wiberg, left, and Jacob Renn, right, hunted at the 4 Seasons Hunting preserve with Mitchell Senitt.