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Secret Military Space Plane Could Be Landing Today
2012-06-15 13:04:33

The Air Force is making landing preparations for its super-secret X-37B unmanned space plane at the Vandenberg Air Force Base.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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