falcon

bird of prey, so-called from the shape of its tallons, from Latin falx,
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Falcon

A falcon (-) is any one of 37 species of raptor in the genus Falco, widely distributed on all continents of the world. Adult falcons have thin tapered wings, which enable them to fly at high speed and to change direction rapidly. Fledgling falcons, in their first year of flying, have longer flight feathers, which makes their configuration more lik...
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falcon

bird of prey, so-called from the shape of its tallons, from Latin falx,
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Falcón

Falcón State (Estado Falcón, IPA) is one of the 23 states (estados) that constitute Venezuela. The state capital is Coro. ==Demographics and geography== Falcón State covers a total surface area of 24,800 km² and, in 2010, had an estimated population of 950,057. The Paraguaná Peninsula is connected to the rest of the state by the Médanos Isth...
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Falcon

Used to describe longwings (often to denote a female)
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Falcon

(from the article `Physical Sciences`) The privately funded SpaceX Falcon launch vehicle moved closer to operational status with the placement of the first flight unit on the launch pad at ... ...First launched in 1994, a version of Pegasus known as Taurus lifts off from the ground, using a converted ICBM as a first stage and Pegasus as...
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falcon

[n] - diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight 2. [v] - hunt with falcons
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Falcon

• (n.) An ancient form of cannon. • (n.) Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game. • (n.) One of a family (Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerfu...
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falcon

noun diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
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Falcon

[gasoline launch] The launch Falcon operated in Puget Sound and nearby regions, and also on Lake Washington during the first part of the 1900s. The wreck of this vessel has been discovered in Lake Washington not far from Kirkland and is in good condition under 190 depth of water. This vessel should not be confused with the steam (later dies...
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Falcon

[programming language] Falcon is an open source, multi-paradigm programming language. Design and implementation is led by Giancarlo Niccolai, a native of Bologna, Italy and Information Technology graduate from Pistoia. Falcon translates computer source code to virtual machine instructions for evaluation. The virtual machine is thought both ...
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Falcon

[rocket family] The Falcon rocket family is a set of launch vehicles developed and operated by Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). They are the first orbital launch vehicles to be entirely designed in the 21st century. The vehicles in this family include the flight-tested Falcon 1 and Falcon 9. The Falcon 1 made its first successful fl...
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Falcon

[sport] Falcon is a tongue-in-cheek term used, often in different forms of football, to describe an accidental knock to the head with the ball. The phrase originated from rugby league in Australia. On The Footy Show, casual presenter Mario Fenech`s weekly segment was introduced by a piece of footage from his playing days showing a ball bein...
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Falcon

[storage engine] Falcon was a transactional storage engine being developed for the MySQL relational database management system. Development was stopped after Oracle purchased MySQL. It was based on the Netfrastructure database engine. Falcon was designed to take advantage of Sun`s zfs file system. Architecture analysis showed an interesting...
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Falcon

Fal'con noun [ Middle English faucon , faucoun , Old French faucon , falcon , .... faucon , from Late Latin falco , perhaps from Latin falx, falcis , a sickle or scythe, and named from its curving talons. Confer Falchion .] 1. (Zool...
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falcon

1. <ornithology> One of a family (Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterised by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight. Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game. 'In the language of falconry, ...
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falcon

A bird of prey that hunts birds and other animals by diving at them. Falcons tend to have longer, narrower, tapered wings and long tails.
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Falcon

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falcon

A hawk, a bird of prey trained to hunt smaller birds. This sport was very popular throughout the Middle Ages. There were strict laws about what kind of hawk you could keep, depending on your position in society.
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Falcon

a member of the family Falconidae and the genus Falco, characterized by long pointed wings, dark eyes and medium to long tails along with the other raptor characteristics of hooked beaks, sharp talons, and keen eyesight. Falcon species include Peregrine Falcons, Kestrels, Merlins and Prairie Falcons and many others.
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Falcon

A small to medium raptor, generally living in open countryside, with long pointed wings, a shortish tail, brown eyes and a 'tooth' on either side of the hook on the beak. Falcons live in open countryside hunting from sometimes a great height and stooping fast towards the quarry.
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FALCON

a/ From the Latin Falx meaning sickle, in respect to the shape of a falcons talons. Term used for long narrow winged (longwing) raptors, such as Merlin, Kestrel etc. b/ The name for a female Peregrine.
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falcon

Any bird of prey of the genus Falco, family Falconidae, order Falconiformes. Falcons are the smallest of the hawks (15–60 cm/6–24 in). They have short curved beaks with one tooth in the upper mandible; the wings are long and pointed, and the toes elongated. They nest in high places and kill their prey on the win...
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falcon

any of nearly 60 species of hawks of the family Falconidae (order Falconiformes), diurnal birds of prey characterized by long, pointed wings and ... [6 related articles]
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Falcón

estado (state), northwestern Venezuela. It is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, west by the Gulf of Venezuela, northwest by Zulia state, and ...
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