stand-off

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stand-off

i. To deliver weapons and still remain outside the effective range of the enemy defenses when on strike missions.
ii. To have to park too far from the terminal to be able to use an air bridge.
iii. To remain outside the airfield circuit or pattern when ordered to do so, as in an obstruction on the runway or any other contingency.
iv. A jammer aircraft (stand-off jammer) that operates at a distance outside the lethal range of enemy air defense weapons—normally from one's own side of the border.
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FORMER Scotland stand-off Craig Chalmers is leaving Glasgow Caledonians and joining injury-hit Harlequins on loan until the end of January.
The stand-off becomes eligible from next September three years after his Springbok career ended.
Great Britain will commit a Wembley blunder if they switch skipper and loose forward Andy Farrell to stand-off for tomorrow's first Test against Australia.