Lance

The rigid tube of a pesticide sprayer, usually metal and trigger mechanism, commonly employed to determine direction of pesticide spray or dust.

lance

A spear designed to be carried by mounted soldiers. Although superseded by the sword and firearms from the 17thC, the lance was re-introduced by the French cavalry who adopted it from the Polish lancers during the Napoleonic Wars, and in Britain in 1816.

lance

  1. a long pointed rod used as a weapon
  2. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  3. a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions

Lance

The lance is a pole weapon or spear designed to be used by a mounted warrior. During the periods of Classical and Medieval warfare it evolved into being the leading weapon in cavalry charges, and was unsuited for throwing or for repeated thrusting, unlike similar weapons of the spear/javelin/pike family typically used by infantry. Lances were ofte...
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Lance

• (v. t.) To open with a lancet; to pierce; as, to lance a vein or an abscess. • (n.) One of the small paper cases filled with combustible composition, which mark the outlines of a figure. • (n.) A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer. • (v. t.) To pierce with a lance, or with any similar weapon. • (n.) A small iron rod whi...
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lance

(lans) lancet. to cut or incise with a lancet or similar instrument.
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lance

1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and often decorated with a small flag; also, a spear or harpoon used by whalers and fishermen. 'A braver soldier never couched lance.' (Shak) ... 2. A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer. ... 3. A small iron rod which suspends the core ...
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lance

verb open by piercing with a lancet; `lance a boil`
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Lance

[comic strip] Lance, one of the last of the full-page comic strips, was self-syndicated by the artist, Warren Tufts. Comic strip historians regard Lance as one of the great adventure strips. It had an impressive five-year run through the late 1950s. Although Terry and the Pirates continues to reach readers in reprints, Lance remains mostly ...
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Lance

Lance (lăns) noun [ Middle English lance , French lance , fr . Latin lancea ; confer Greek lo`gchh . Confer Launch .] 1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and often d...
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Lance

Lance transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lanced ; present participle & verbal noun Lancing .] 1. To pierce with a lance, or with any similar weapon. « Seized the due victim, and with fury lanced Her back.&...
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Lance

A heavy spear used by cavalry, usually held under the arm ('couched') while charging.
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Lance

A lance was a long, spear-like weapon with a pointed head used by cavalry soldiers to unhorse or injure their opponents.
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lance

A spear designed to be carried by mounted soldiers. Although superseded by the sword and firearms from the 17thC, the lance was re-introduced by the French cavalry who adopted it from the Polish lancers during the Napoleonic Wars, and in Britain in 1816 .
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Lance

A steel tube for introducing a gas , e.g. oxygen, into a bath of molten metal, mostly steel. See BOF.
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Lance

A steel tube for introducing a gas , e.g. oxygen, into a bath of molten metal, mostly steel. See BOF.
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Lance

Battlefield surface-surface-missile system [US]
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Lance

HMS Lance was a British Lightning class destroyer of 1920 tons displacement built under the British War construction programme and launched in 1940 and sunk during the Second World War. She was armed with six 4.7-inch guns; several smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top spe...
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Lance

Lance is a French name for boys. The meaning is `famous knight` The name Lance is most commonly given to American boys. The name sounds like: Lanza, Lenci
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Lance

Lance is British slang for the penis.
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lance

lance: see spear.
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LANCE

Line Algorithm for Navigation in a Combat Environment
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lance

long pointed pole used as a weapon in war and jousting
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lance

spear used by cavalry for mounted combat. It usually consisted of a long wooden shaft with a sharp metal point. Its employment can be traced to the ... [2 related articles]
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lance

Type: Term Pronunciation: lans Definitions: 1. To incise a part, as an abscess or boil. 2. A lancet.
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