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bloodhound

Veterinary medicine
A breed of large dogs with long, pendulous ears and a keen sense of smell, which is used to track game or fugitives.

Sexology
A slang term for a person who engages in sexual activity during his or her partner’s menstrual period.

Vox populi
A relentless tracker or pursuer.
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"Starting with a clean slate, it's my ambition to let Bloodhound off the leash to see just how fast this car can go.
At full speed, Bloodhound will opportunity investor to cover a mile (1.6km) in 3.6 seconds - that's 4.5 football pitches laid end to end, per second, or 300m in the blink of an eye.
The Bloodhound Project is progressing towards a faster desert test later this year, as the next step in breaking the World Land Speed Record in 2019 and then pushing on to 1,000mph.
The team, which is based in Bristol, said hundreds of gigabytes of data would be gathered by more than 500 sensors built into Bloodhound during testing.
Bloodhound is the "ultimate project," says Mark Chapman.
The result of eight years of research, design and manufacturing, Bloodhound has been coated with products from the company's Eclipse range of exterior polyurethane topcoats.
"We're trying something that has never been done before," says Ben Evans, an engineer on the Bloodhound team.
Blue Bloodhound answers a very real need that has been plaguing the U.S.
Moore Stephens, one of the top 10 accountancy firms in the UK, partnered with BLOODHOUND SSC to host the event at its Calthorpe Road offices.
The Bloodhound Supersonic Car made its world debut at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London on September 25-26.
IT'S capable of reaching a top speed of 1000mph and accelerating from 0-60mph in one second - but would the Bloodhound SSC pass a fuel emissions test?
Auto Business News-May 22, 2015--Jaguar to launch F-Type R AWD Bloodhound SSC RRV at 2015 Coventry MotoFest