Hornet

• (n.) A large, strong wasp. The European species (Vespa crabro) is of a dark brown and yellow color. It is very pugnacious, and its sting is very severe. Its nest is constructed of a paperlike material, and the layers of comb are hung together by columns. The American white-faced hornet (V. maculata) is larger and has similar habits.Hornet: w...
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hornet

<zoology> A large, strong wasp. The European species (Vespa crabro) is of a dark brown and yellow colour. It is very pugnacious, and its sting is very severe. Its nest is constructed of a paperlike material, and the layers of comb are hung together by columns. The American white-faced hornet (V. Maculata) is larger and has similar habits. ......
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Hornet

(from the article `Alameda`) ...California to choose the council-manager form of government, which was adopted later by most California cities. The College of Alameda opened in ... ...use in the April 18, 1942, bombing raid on Tokyo led by Lieutenant Colonel (later Lieutenant General) James Doolittle. These planes were launched ... [...
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hornet

(from the article `wasp`) ...with formidable stings. Some Vespula species are called yellow jackets owing to the black and yellow bands on their abdomen. Other species of both ...
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hornet

noun large stinging paper wasp
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Hornet

[car] The Hornet is a Lotus Seven copy built by T&J Sportscars. The Hornet was created by T&J Sportscars and was designed to take the majority of components from the Ford Cortina mk 3, 4 or 5. This means there is a choice of 1300/ 1600 OHV Kent or OHC 1600/2000 OHC Pinto Ford engines. All the running gear is taken from the Cortina, although...
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Hornet

[clipper] Hornet was an 1851 extreme clipper in the San Francisco trade, famous for its race with Flying Cloud. ==Race with Flying Cloud== Hornet had a two day head start on Flying Cloud in their famous 1853 race. She left New York for San Francisco, April 26, 1853, with Flying Cloud departing two days later. After the roughly 15,000 mile v...
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Hornet

[DC Thomson] The Hornet was a British boys` comic published by D. C. Thomson & Co. for 648 issues from 14 September 1963 to 7 February 1976, after which it was merged with The Hotspur. The free gift with the first issue was a balsa wood `Kestral Glider`. ==Notable strips and characters== ...
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Hornet

[dinghy] The Hornet dinghy is a 16 foot high performance dinghy designed by Jack Holt in 1952. It is sailed by two people, with either a sliding seat (`plank`) or a single trapeze, or where neither plank nor trapeze is fitted, by three people. The Hornet is a restricted class meaning that its external hull measurements, sailing weight, sail...
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Hornet

[roller coaster] Hornet is a twister roller coaster located at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas. It was previously enclosed and located at Six Flags AstroWorld. ==History== The ride originally debuted at Boblo Island as Nightmare. When that park closed, it was relocated to Six Flags AstroWorld and renamed Mayan Mindbender. The Mayan Mindb...
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Hornet

Hor'net noun [ Anglo-Saxon hyrnet ; akin to Old High German hornaz , hornuz , German horniss ; perhaps akin to English horn , and named from the sound it makes as if blowing the horn; but more probably akin to Dutch horzel , Lithuanian szirszone , Lati...
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Hornet

Anti-tank missile launcher [UK], Helicopter, Rogerson Hillier [US], Flexwing microlight aircraft, Skylink [UK], F-18 Fighter/bomber [US], 4x4 armoured vehicle, Glover Webb [UK]
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Hornet

Hornet is slang for an ill-tempered, unpleasant person.
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hornet

hornet: see wasp.
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Hornet

The hornet is an insect of the genus Vespa, much larger and stronger than the ordinary wasp. Hornets are voracious, feeding on fruit and honey and preying on other insects. The nest is formed in hollow-trees and walls. The hornet sting is very painful and usually causes considerable swelling.
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Hornet

The Hornet was an early British destroyer built in 1893. She had a displacement of 240 tons and a top speed of 27 knots.
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hornet

Type of wasp
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hornet

[n] - large stinging paper wasp
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