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stinger

n. the drawback; the catch; the hitch. Sounds good, but what’s the stinger?
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Captain Bill Miller uses a single J-hook forward and a treble hook stinger.
This agreement highlights a renewed global interest in air-to-air Stinger as a key component of attack and light attack helicopter mission configurations.
The Stinger is rated the single best hand-held anti-aircraft missile in the world.
Six will go to the Stinger Gunner School at Fort Bliss, Texas, and two will remain at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Ind.
But regardless of who actually ends up using Qualcomm's BREW technology and who votes for Stinger, next-gen mobile devices are becoming so complex architecturally that a standard method of programming applications for them would be welcome relief for developers.
But honeybees nearly always leave the stinger with the sting, and the fact that the bees rip off their hind ends in the process and die is small consolation for the pain they inflict.
The larger the welt, the more venom the stinger had delivered, Visscher says.
Stinger Medical has identified that the functionality of mobile point-of-care systems has evolved, stretching the limitations of current power supplies.
GT4 Stinger was conceived by the "gearheads" in Kia's Irvine, Calif.
The insect has a poisonous stinger, but meerkats are immune to scorpion venom.
The high-density DSL solution includes the new Stinger FS+ chassis, which allows service providers to significantly reduce DSL equipment and power consumption in their central offices where space and power are typically at a premium.
finally announced a (albeit prototypical) product based on its new technology for the mobile handset market, dubbed Stinger.
US Army units in Europe began receiving the latest version of the man-portable Stinger SAM last November.
Stinger Medical, provider of mobile clinical workstations and point-of-care technologies, ranks 75th among the top 100 healthcare IT product and service providers as rated by Healthcare Informatics, a premier publication for healthcare industries.
9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Stinger demonstrated flawless performance in recent Very Short Range Air Defense System (SHORADS) field trials in Finland.