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gnat

(nat),
A midge; general term applied to several species of minute insects, including species of Simulium (buffalo gnat) and Hippelates (eye gnat). British authors sometimes include mosquitoes in this group, but this is not done in the U.S.
[A.S. gnaet]

gnat

(nat) a small dipterous insect. In Great Britain the term is applied to mosquitoes; in America to insects smaller than mosquitoes.

gnat

(năt)
n.
Any of various tiny two-winged flies, especially those that sometimes form swarms.

gnat

(nat)
A midge; general term applied to several species of minute insects, including species of Simulium (buffalo gnat) and Hippelates (eye gnat).
[A.S. gnaet]

gnat

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Yousuf closed in and gave a two second burst from his six lethal machine guns, which registered direct hit on the Gnat.
But after the tragic death of Gnat team member Kevin Whyman - when the plane he was flying crashed near the CarFest event in Oulton Park on August 1 - the team has now withdrawn from all August events - including Skylive.
RAF-trained Kevin Whyman, 35, was killed on Saturday when his Folland Gnat nose-dived and crashed after a low-level pass at CarFest.
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