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wishbone

the V-shaped bone above the breastbone in most birds consisting of the fused clavicles; furcula
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It is a wishbone-shaped piece of metal, with the base of the wishbone fitting over the end of the striker rod and the wide ends of the wishbone riding in slots machined at 3 and 9 o'clock in the sides of the bolt head.
It's a holiday tradition for two people to play tug-of-war with a turkey's wishbone. The one who snaps off the bigger piece gets to make a wish.
Wishbones for Pets is a community based program hosted by the Professional Pet Sitters of Minnesota with the help of local businesses to support homeless rescue animals.
I guess I'm out numbered." Paula passed around a shoebox filled with wishbones. "One person from each family selects a color."
Currently in the windsurfing domain, technological research is mostly concentrated on the evolution of the sails and board; it has been only recently that manufacturers have become interested in wishbones, that have now become thinner and lighter than in years past.
Not surprisingly, the Azera is built on a stretched Sonata platform, and says Krafcik, "the hard points are similar to keep manufacturing costs down." The suspension--double wishbones and coil springs up front, a multi-link design in rear--also comes from the Sonata.
The FR200 will have a 304bhp uprated version of the 2.0 litre turbocharged engine from the Focus RS, a huge rear wing for extra downforce, carbon fibre panels, front double wishbones, three-way adjustable dampers, a 0-60 time of less than five seconds and a likely top speed of 160 mph.
The critical high-stress components include rear axle wishbones and transmission mountings for the high-performance A4 models, the Audi A8 and the new high-end Concept Dl.
New product developments comprise high-stress components such as rear axle wishbones and transmission mountings for models such as the A4, A8 and the D1, Audi's new high-end model.
"It's like a necklace of turkey wishbones," she said.