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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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The Switchblade Ace, Deuce, and Quad were on display at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE Demo Expo) in Louisville, Kentucky, and will be showcased at the Water Jet Technology Association Expo (WJTA-IMCA Expo) in New Orleans, LA, early this month.
The SwitchBlade x8100, as the core backbone supervisor for a Radiology-Connected Cloud, fundamentally raises the bar in terms of medical record and image sharing and access," said Joe Gallo, senior solutions architect at Allied Telesis.
Defending solicitor Huw Roberts told Flintshire magistrates' court at Mold that the early stages were almost comical, like a scene from 1986 film Crocodile Dundee, in which character Mick Dundee tells a would-be mugger armed with a switchblade "that's not a knife" before pulling out his own huge version and declaring "That's a knife".
The new album has spawned the likes of Switchblade Smiles, Re-wired and Days Are Forgotten, all performed here with the utmost urgency and intensity.
In June fans of the Leicestershire rock outfit were given a little tease of the album with hardcore single Switchblade Smiles.
is out on September 19 through Columbia and includes the songs Switchblade Smiles and Days Are Forgotten.
The Razer Blade features the Switchblade User Interface -- Razer's multi-award winning, highly intuitive interface technology.
Midway through the set, part of the iTunes Festival, Tom Meighan belted out Switchblade Smiles and Velociraptor
Textron declined to comment for this story, but officials from AeroVironment--which makes small drones such as the Raven, Wasp and Puma--said they have been working on their Switchblade product for about five years.
They recovered a switchblade and a ceremonial knife.
Johnsgard also allegedly pulled a switchblade on the driver during the incident, Umenhofer said.