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ram's horn

ram's horn
Ram's horn (aircraft yoke) with a placard holder.
ram's horn
Another version of ram's horn.
The pilot- or flight-control yoke, or the control column resembling a ram's horn. Except for combat aircraft and some light and training aircraft, the control column in most aircraft is of the ram's horn type.
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The North Star began, like the Ram's Horn, in 1847, and despite financial troubles and a name change, it lasted until 1860.
In The Ram's Horn, Hewitt expresses the sense of ease and contentment he feels when in the landscape.
The former was secured in the jovel provisions, enjoining keeping of the regular sabbath and jubilee releases of land, workers and animals, whenever the cry of the ram's horn was heard (Deut.
(1) Most of us are familiar with the makeup of the Old Testament combos; e.g., lute, harp, ram's horn (it's hard to find a good ram's horn blower today), tambourine (much easier).
As an activist and publisher of The Ram's Horn, Kneen is strong on resistance to the culture of biotechnology, so I would have liked to see more than a chapter on how citizens can stop terminator seeds and the like.
The mass of a ram's horn is heaviest near the base and tapers down in size toward the tip.
All of the strength of Jubilee 2000 was found in the eloquence of readings from the Koran, the joyful noises of cappella hymns, a rabbi blowing on a ram's horn and Hindu prayers punctuated by a conch shell.
So they started crusading newspapers of their own, such as Freedom's Journal, founded in 1827, and Ram's Horn and Frederick Douglass' The North Star, both founded in 1847.
A ram's horn is blown to remind Jews of Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac.
Ram's Horn, a Canadian newsletter, reports that Monsanto informed the Canadian government that it was recalling 60,000 bag units of two types of canola seeds -- enough to plant 600,000 to 750,000 acres of land -- because one or both types contained the wrong gene.
At inaugural ceremonies in 1995, a Jewish rabbi was brought in from Jerusalem to blow a shofar, a ram's horn sounded on ceremonial occasions.
Soon after, the ram's horn, called el cacho, sounds again, and I ask the horn-blower if he could repeat the blow so we can film him.