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stiletto

[stə′led·ō]
(electronics)
An advanced electronic subsystem contained in United States strike aircraft type F-4D for detection, identification, and location of ground-based radars; the location of radar targets is determined by direction finding and passive ranging techniques; it is used for the delivery of guided and unguided weapons against the target radars under all weather conditions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sarah Singer still has a tiny scar on her forehead after being injured by a stray stiletto heel, but her damaged eye is on the mend
Mrs Edwards reported the damage, asking council officials to repair the hole and prevent anyone hurting themselves or breaking their stiletto heels.
At the time it was reported that Mr Taylor was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and later transferred to Leeds General Infirmary after the stiletto heel penetrated his eye socket and touched his brain.
The prosecution claimed that Long kicked her with her four-inch stiletto heel as she was getting up.
Her arrest followed her being captured on film by CCTV cameras in the city's Market Place, following an altercation which involved her alleged use of a stiletto heel.
Although its exact origins are unknown, the stiletto heel was invented in the 1950s by Italian shoemakers and means literally "little dagger".
DISTURBING pictures of a dead cat and one with a stiletto heel poked through its eye have sparked outrage after they were posted in a group called 'For Sale Or Swap Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Abergele,Kinmel Bay, Rhyl!!!.' Horrified readers got in touch with the Daily Post after one image of a cat lying in a road was uploaded by Rowan Panda Davis saying: "Dead cat for sale 50p (must collect)."
Staci Hargreaves was expected to appear at Bradford Crown Court accused of wounding Gavin Taylor in Huddersfield with her stiletto heel.
A WOMAN who allegedly attacked a love rival with a stiletto heel yesterday sobbed when she told a jury at Cardiff Crown Court: "I'm so sorry."
A YOUNG woman yesterday claimed she was left scarred when a love rival kicked her with a stiletto heel.
At that point, Marsden jammed her stiletto heel into Graham's eye.
STUDENT Sophie King set off on a night out, only to have her stiletto heel snap beneath her.