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dive bomber

adjective A descriptive term referring to a sound heard by electromyography that corresponds to a myotonic response-delayed relaxation of the muscle after a maintained contraction or twitch, which is elicited by movement of the needle electrode in the muscle as well as on percussion. In the myotonias (dystrophia myotonica, paramyotonia and myotonia congenita), prolonged trains of potentials occur in response to movement of the electrode.
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The Val was part of the Zuikaku attack force of seven Japanese Type 99 Val dive-bombers.
Nor did Mitscher need to deal with decks cluttered with armed and fueled dive-bombers and torpedo bombers.
Likewise, except for arming dive-bomber aircraft, the Japanese serviced planes in the hangar as well.
HMS Airedale, adopted by Spenborough, was wrecked in the Mediterranean in September 1942 by German land-based dive-bombers and 44 men were killed.
The convoys suffered some of the heaviest losses in the war as Nazi U-boats and enemy dive-bombers attacked.
Major General Brims said: "The men had been under attack all the previous day, hit by the lightning advance of the German army and continuous air raids from the Stuka dive-bombers.
Devastation: The aftermath of a V2 attack on London in 1944; The mean machine: Spitfire fighters were transformed into dive-bombers to halt the V2; Survivor: Raymond Baxter; Fearless: OMad MaxO Sutherland
My father found himself on a tanker loaded with high octane fuel anchored off shore at Normandy on D-Day waiting for 10 days to be unloaded not knowing their fate, with burning ships all around them and dive-bombers overhead.
And don't think the dive-bombers of 2001 managed to destroy our closets.
Japanese dive-bombers swooped down over the air bases, where U.
While the Stuka dive-bombers filled the skies, Panzer tank units approached Dunkirk from the south.