Harpoon

[video game] Harpoon is a computer game developed by Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc. in 1989 for the PC DOS/MS-DOS. This was the first game in the Harpoon series. ==Development history== In the late 1970s, a manual wargame called SEATAG was introduced by the USN for exploring tactical options. It was available in both classified and unclassified ...
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Harpoon

[missile] The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security). In 2004, Boeing delivered the 7,000th Harpoon unit since the weapon`s introduction in 1977. The missile system has also been further developed into a land-strike weapon,...
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harpoon

[n] - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing 2. [v] - spear with a harpoon
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Harpoon

Air/ship/submarine-launched sea-skimming anti-ship missile, McDonnell-Douglas [US]
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Harpoon

Har·poon' (här*pōn') noun [ French harpon , Late Latin harpo , perhaps of German origin, from the harp ; confer French harper to take and grasp strongly, harpe a dog's claw, harpin boathook (the sense of hook coming from the shape of the harp)...
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Harpoon

Har·poon' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Harpooned (-pōnd'); present participle & verbal noun Harpooning .] To strike, catch, or kill with a harpoon.
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harpoon

A spear or javelin used to strike and kill large fish, as whales; a harping iron. It consists of a long shank, with a broad, fiat, triangular head, sharpened at both edges, and is thrown by hand, or discharged from a gun. Harpoon fork, a kind of hayfork, consisting of bar with hinged barbs at one end a loop for a rope at the other end, used for lif...
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harpoon

noun a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
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harpoon

verb spear with a harpoon; `harpoon whales`
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Harpoon

• (v. t.) To strike, catch, or kill with a harpoon. • (n.) A spear or javelin used to strike and kill large fish, as whales; a harping iron. It consists of a long shank, with a broad, fiat, triangular head, sharpened at both edges, and is thrown by hand, or discharged from a gun.
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Harpoon

(from the article `rocket and missile system`) ...missiles of this sort were also carried by bombers and coastal patrol aircraft and were mounted on ship- and land-based launchers. The most ... ...of atmospheric flight centres around the fuel requirements of a missile that must be powered continuously for strategic distances. Some ... ...
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harpoon

barbed spear used to kill whales, tuna, swordfish, and other large sea creatures, formerly thrown by hand but now, in the case of whales, shot from ... [2 related articles]
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Harpoon

[hieroglyph] The ancient Egyptian harpoon, (archaeological, single-barbed type), is one of the oldest language hieroglyphs from Ancient Egypt. It is used on the famous Narmer Palette, of Pharaoh Narmer from the 31st century BC, in an archaic hieroglyphic form. ==Language usage of harpoon== The hieroglyphic equivalent of the harpoon is wꜥ,...
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harpoon

harpoon (härpOOn') , weapon used for spearing whales and large fish. The early type was a flat triangular piece of metal with barbed edges and a socket for attaching a wooden handle, to the end of which a long rope was fastened. The modern weapon usually has only one barb or point, with a p...
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Harpoon

Harpoon is slang for a hypodermic syringe.
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Harpoon

Harpoon is slang for a hypodermic syringe.
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harpoon

Type: Term Pronunciation: har-pūn′ Definitions: 1. A small, sharp-pointed instrument with a barbed head used for extracting bits of tissue for microscopic examination.
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Harpoon

[song] `Harpoon` is the fourth single released from Slightly Odway, the debut album of Australian alternative rock band, Jebediah. The song was released on 22 June 1998 and reached #46 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. ==Cover art== The cover art for the CD single uses a photograph that was taken by the father of band members, Kevin and...
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Harpoon

[disambiguation] A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing to catch fish or other aquatic animals such as whales. Harpoon may also mean: ...
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Harpoon

A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing to catch fish or large marine mammals such as whales. It accomplishes this task by impaling the target animal, allowing the fishermen to use a rope or chain attached to the butt of the projectile to catch the animal. A harpoon can also be used as a weapon. ==History== Spearfishing with pole...
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