JAWS


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AcronymDefinition
JAWSJob Access With Speech
JAWSJournalism and Women Symposium
JAWSJapan Anthropology Workshop (Australia)
JAWSJoint Airport Weather Studies
JAWSJoint Advanced Warfighting School (Norfolk, Virginia)
JAWSJust Another Windows Shell
JAWSJAGC (Judge Advocate General Corps) Warfighting System
JAWSJuneau Airport Wind System
JAWSJamming And Warning System
JAWSJMEM/Air-To-Surface Weaponeering System
JAWSJoint Analytic Warfare Systems
JAWSJoint Attack Weapons System
JAWSJapanese Animation Watchers Society (Calgary, Alberta)
JAWSJudge Advocate Warfighting System
JAWSJoint Automated Worksheets
JAWSJoint Anti-Armor Weapon System
JAWSJoint Air Weapons System
JAWSJoint All Weather System
JAWSJoint Analytic Worldwide System
JAWSJammer Analysis Workstation (US Air Force)
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Far back on the side of the head, and low down, near the angle of either whale's jaw, if you narrowly search, you will at last see a lashless eye, which you would fancy to be a young colt's eye; so out of all proportion is it to the magnitude of the head.
Environed by them, while the Woodman and the Farmer worked unheeded, those two of the large jaws, and those other two of the plain and the fair faces, trod with stir enough, and carried their divine rights with a high hand.
Scrooge knew this, by the smart sound its teeth made, when the jaws were brought together by the bandage.
Nay, it was better to die in the jaws of the wolves, and at once.
Nothing could hunt it, because its whole body was covered with scales, which were harder than stone or metal; its two great eyes shone by night, and even by day, like the brightest lamps, and anyone who had the ill luck to look into those eyes became as it were bewitched, and was obliged to rush of his own accord into the monster's jaws.
The thing was about the size of a Shetland pony, but its head bore a slight resemblance to that of a frog, except that the jaws were equipped with three rows of long, sharp tusks.
It angered him too, and at such times his mighty jaws came nearer to closing in the soft flesh of his friend than at any other, for he was still an ape, with an ape's short temper and brutal instincts; but the difficulty was in catching his tormentor while his rage lasted, for when he lost his head and rushed madly into close quarters with the boy he discovered that the stinging hail of blows released upon him always found their mark and effectually stopped him--effectually and painfully.
The light from the hearth quivered upon the flowers and foliage that were wrought into its oaken back; and the lion's head at the summit seemed almost to move its jaws and shake its mane.
Without rest or pause--while those frumious jaws Went savagely snapping around- He skipped and he hopped, and he floundered and flopped, Till fainting he fell to the ground.
While I regarded the terrific animal, and more especially the appearance on its breast, with a feeling or horror and awe -- with a sentiment of forthcoming evil, which I found it impossible to quell by any effort of the reason, I perceived the huge jaws at the extremity of the proboscis suddenly expand themselves, and from them there proceeded a sound so loud and so expressive of wo, that it struck upon my nerves like a knell and as the monster disappeared at the foot of the hill, I fell at once, fainting, to the floor.
Toto did not approve this new comrade at first, for he could not forget how nearly he had been crushed between the Lion's great jaws.
Each branch ends in a set of strong jaws, which have been known to drag down and devour large and formidable beasts of prey.