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switchblade knife

[′swich‚blād ′nīf]
(design engineering)
A knife in which the blade is spring-loaded and swings open when released by a pushbutton.
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Hush said there haven't been any foreign military sales of the Switchblade yet, and if there were, it would only go to close U.S.
"SwitchBlade makes it possible to monitor each point of the audio chain and switch audio locally from Network Operation Centers around the world," said Wheatstone Sales Director Jay Tyler , who accepted the award along with Wheatstone technology partner Radiomation Engineer Michael Farrell during an April 10 NAB Show reception in Las Vegas.
The Samson Switchblade is an American amateur-built roadable aircraft, under development by Samson Motorworks of Meadow Vista, California.
Fazeli faces charges of possessing a switchblade, brandishing a weapon, criminal threats and felony assault.
According to Cantillep, she found so many bands named Switchblade - at least 40 the last time she checked on Google.
Critique: A deftly crafted and riveting read from first page to last, "Switchblade Heart" is a compelling read and certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library General Fiction collections.
Switchblade nozzles blast a combination of (1), (2), or (4) zero-degree straight water streams, forming a long, linear flow path that is ideal for trenching applications.
Tell me a little about the appeal of Switchblade Sisters--it looks like that's on your home page.
The Marines tested a small unmanned aircraft known as the Switchblade recently at Twentynine Palms, Calif., flying it directly at targets from both the ground and the back of the Osprey, a long-range aircraft that has rotors like a helicopter, but can fly like a plane once they rotate forward.
(Closest to my heart is Marcus Garvey, one of Jamaica's national heroes, who used Zionism to promote his ideals of African Americans returning to Africa.) Thus, my anger has never been stronger since the horrible news of Freddie Gray's deatha man who was stopped by police for carrying an illegal switchblade. While in police custody, Gray suffered a crushed trachea, a broken spine, and fell into a coma.
Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American, was arrested on April 12 for possession of a switchblade, and died a week later as a result of spinal cord injuries received while in police custody.
David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed tells the story of a nondenominational, street-level missionary of the slums who faced down criminals, drugs and violence and brought his vision of God to the streets.