star chain

star chain

[′stär ‚chān]
(navigation)
A group of synchronized, transmitting, navigation stations having the master station located at the center of a roughly circular area and surrounded by three or more slave stations located at some distance from the master.
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Of course, it's also all in the details and a waistband tied with a grosgrain ribbon, a button with a sapphire, an emerald or pearl jewel, a hand-embroidered brooch, a fruit or a film clapperboard, a rock star chain, dashes of diamante or a bow can make all the difference in an outfit.
Wine sales at the nine-store Lone Star chain "were strong last year and on pace with our overall company performance," says Potestio.
My friend Joshua Roth says that when viewed through binoculars or very small scopes, Stock 2 is a dog walker, the star chain is a leash, and the Double Cluster is a pair of poodles.
Graduating in Hotel Management Canberra -- Australia, he began his career in 1992 with the five star chain Sheraton Hotels and Resorts Abu Dhabi, progressing from the Banqueting Department to Assistant Food and Beverage Manager and various positions in the Sales and Marketing Department of IHG Property in Al Ain and as an Executive Assistant Manager for Rotana Hotels in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi.
The five star chain, which has only one European property in Amsterdam, is also targeting New York for expansion.
We stayed in the Ibis hotel, a reasonable three- star chain hotel booked online and flew Ryanair into Milan Orio al Serio airport.
Mr Thomas said the Marriott four star chain's sales had improved as the year progressed.
black shorts, pounds 16, Warehouse; white plunging neckline top, pounds 30, Jasper Conran @ Debenhams; silver hoops, pounds 1.50, silver cuff, pounds 1.50, silver star chain bracelet, pounds 3, all Internacionale; silver multi-string chains, pounds 15 each, Marks & Spencer
On hand for the festivities was investor Warren Buffett, chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway Co., owner of the Star chain and one of the richest men in America.
Such mailings have also been psychologically devastating to the Star chain, a group of 20 papers owned by the rival Sun-Times.
My search for this pale puff was aided by a 20'-long star chain, aligned north-south and bulging westward toward the target.