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recurvature

[rē′kər·və·chər]
(meteorology)
With respect to the motion of severe tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons), the change in direction from westward and poleward to eastward and poleward; such recurvature of the path frequently occurs as the storm moves into middle latitudes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Caption: The Recurve's hybrid Kydex/black leather sheath is extremely versatile and includes a special front addition for housing a Slim Zippo lighter for firestarting.
The final day will witness a tussle for at least seven gold medals starting with the Recurve Open Mixed Team between Japan and Mongolia and concluding with the Compound Men's and Women's Open.
Also, Mangal Singh Champia booked a spot in the men's individual recurve category.
The Senior Team award was taken by University of Warwick and in the open competition, Wayne Evans (Lichfield) took first place in the Men's Recurve.
Norton, who also made the finals in last year's inaugural competition, were represented by Louise Arkwright (ladies' recurve), Simon Scott (mens' recurve), Sharon Tidewell (ladies' compound) and George McMillan (mens' compound) Matches in this competition generally last two hours and consist of three rounds of two dozen arrows at 50m on an 80cm face and archers shooting ends of six arrows.
Karola Woortman, Secretary of Archery Association of Namibia in a media release stated "The Namibian Compound delegation battled amongst themselves in their respective divisions, since only the Recurve categories are an Olympic discipline, all other African countries have opted not to send their compound archers, allowing Namibia to take the African title without competition."
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It may be mentioned that men's recurve Indian team exited in the quarters with the trio of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Atanu Das losing to Canada 220-223.
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COMPETITION DATES July 27-August 3 STAR NAME Im Dong-hyun (men's recurve) South Korean Im has been operating at the top level since leaving the 2003 World Championships with a team gold and individual silver at just 17.
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The top eight individuals in each event, compound and recurve bows, competed against each other in a bracket-style competition for a chance to win the gold.