major combination

major combination

[′mā·jər ‚käm·bə′nā·shən]
(ordnance)
A single composite unit of mechanical equipment inherently complete for independent use and consisting of one or more major items; as issued, it is complete in respect to both equipment and spare parts, including items furnished by services other than the issuing service; for example, a tank, complete with armament, equipment, and spare parts.
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Voters all over Taiwan will be electing city mayors and county magistrates, councilors and local government and neighborhood officials that day, while several issues will be up for a vote in the first-ever major combination of referendums.
Ken Smolack looks back at that big event as we head toward another major combination of the USHA and world titles.
That a major combination carrier made up of British Airways and its Spanish partner Iberia could exit this side of the business so abruptly, without any hint toward a scaled downsizing, clearly demonstrated the dire straits and sheer non-economies of continuing any further.
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The combined power of words and images puts Morning, Paramin in the company of some of the major combinations of poetry and visual art, alongside Parallelement (1900) by Paul Verlaine and Pierre Bonnard, and William Carlos Williams's Pictures from Brueghel (1962), both works that face the challenge of integrating the verbal and the visual in different ways.
The remarks consist of the pharmaceutical name; English names; part used; flavor, property, and channel tropism; functions; clinical uses and major combinations; dosage and administration; and precautions.
Each entry provides the name of the plant in Chinese, its pharmaceutical name in Latin and common name in English, followed by a description of the part used; its flavor, property, and channel tropism; functions; clinical use and major combinations; dosage and administration; and precautions.

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