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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.
Earnest and Ferrier were the only Avenger survivors of that great battle, in which Devastator torpedo bombers were also badly battered but Dauntless dive-bombers turned the tide.
20) Thus, the common belief that the American dive-bomber attack found the Japanese flight decks practically chock-a-block with strike planes revved up and waiting to take off is clearly untrue.
Fast (31 knots, or 36 miles per hour) for her girth (she displaced 41,300 tons), Akagi carried 24 Zeros, 18 Val dive-bombers, and 18 Kate torpedo bombers.
The attacks on May 8, 1942, by Japanese B5Ns and D3A dive-bombers doomed "Lady Lex.
In September, 1944, Foster took command of 849 Squadron in the Far East and, the following January, commanded a squadron of dive-bombers during Operation Meridian, which was the largest ever undertaken by the Fleet Air Arm.
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.
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.
When their car is destroyed by enemy dive-bombers, the family is led into the woods by a strapping, self-confident young man, 17-year-old Yvan (Gaspard Ulliel).
And don't think the dive-bombers of 2001 managed to destroy our closets.