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stinger

(stĭng′ər)
n.
A stinging organ or part.
A typically transient traction neurapraxia of younger athletes caused by direct cervical spine trauma—common in football—occurring in younger athletes and which may occur with spear tackling and may be accompanied by shoulder depression and lateral neck deviation away from the side of injury
Management Cowboy collar to prevent extreme hyperextension and lateral bending of the cervical spine, neck and shoulder exercise; athletes may return to collision activities when asymptomatic—normal strength, neurologically normal, and full range of painless cervical motion

stinger

Sports medicine A popular term for an injury to the brachial plexus due to abnormal stretching
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The HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless is available across EMEA through the HyperX network of retail and e-tail outlets for e1/489.99 ($112.81)/ Au79.99 ($100.27) and is backed by a two-year warranty.- TradeArabia News Service
In addition to being softer at the tip, the stingers are about seven times more elastic at the tip than at the base.
The Stinger will change many perceptions about the brand and provide Kia with their next challenge - a tilt at the posh end of the market.
Cool looking, well pieced together and beautifully engineered, the Stinger comes with a classic pedigree courtesy of its stylist.
For Kia, the Stinger is a game changer and proof of a pudding that has been bubbling away since Kia's design chief Peter Schreyer was joined by engineering expert Albert Biermann two years ago.
Commenting on the Stinger win, Paul Barker - UK COTY judge, said: "A brave move by Kia to produce a great-looking grand tourer and an interesting addition to the sector.
Designed in Frankfurt the exterior has an Audi/Jaguar/BMW look while the classy interior would not look out of place in a top-of-the-range Mercedes, which is probably why the Stinger is one of three Kia cars that have just won prestigious 2018 iF Design Awards.
For Kia, the Stinger is a gamechanger and proof of a pudding that has been bubbling away since Kia's design chief Peter Schreyer was joined by engineering expert Albert Biermann two years ago.
Setting out from Newquay, where the Stinger showed its awesome power during a 'V-Max' run along the runway at the former RAF St Mawgan airbase, the car proved a delight to drive along some of the most scenic coastal roads in the country.
You put those guys together and you get the Kia Stinger, a premium performance sedan that is, both in terms of the way it looks and the way it is engineered and setup, specifically targeting cars including the BMW 440i Grand Coupe, the Audi S4, and, yes, even the Porsche Panamera.
The Kia Stinger comes to market as a reworking of the legendary grand tourer - and what a job the Korean company have done on it.