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sidewinder

(sīd′wīn′dər)
n.
A small rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes) of the southwest United States and Mexico that moves by a distinctive lateral looping motion of its body and has a hornlike scaly projection above each eye.
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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of National Defense (DND) expects the delivery of an initial batch of AIM-9L/I-1 Sidewinder infrared-guided air-to-air missiles this year for the Philippine Air Force's FA-50PH light interim fighter jets.
Two charter boats out of Amble - Red October and Al Sherak - have been getting decent quantities of cod 6lb to 8lb on a variety of baits and Sidewinders. Owner Martin is on 07774 494590.
Sidewinder rattlesnakes wriggling up sand dunes turn out to have a trick of adjusting their curvy moves that's improving robot design and the understanding of legless motion on sand.
The Sidewinder crushers, which feature a closed-circuit design and a four-bar impactor, are capable of producing up to four product sizes--three uniformly sorted and one oversized product.
Of the numerous NTC operations group teams tasked with this mission, the Sidewinder Team is the most versatile.
The Sidewinder has four wheels but no steering mechanism.
Despite its age, the MoD insisted that Sidewinder was still effective against any threat it was likely to come up against in the RAF's current operations in the Gulf, enforcing the Iraqi 'no-fly' zones.
If you walked into a showroom of forklifts with nameplates covered over, the ATX Sidewinder series would be the easiest to pick out.
Heat-seeking SAMs and air-launched heat-seekers like the Sidewinder have proven close to unstoppable under some circumstances: their only drawback is a shorter range than radar missiles.
Talking about sidewinders, the manufacturers Kiddy Wholesale have produced a new product called "Skerries Eel" which come in 4in and 6in sizes.
One such product is the SWEAT Smart Book, a tool produced by the Sidewinder team in collaboration with the United States Military Academy faculty, the United States Army Engineer School, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers[R] (USACE).