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FlaPSFlat Plasma Spectrometer
FLAPSFriendly Local Auto Parts Store
FLAPSFood Label and Package Survey (US FDA)
FLAPSFlat Parabolic Surface (antenna technology)
FLAPSFavorite Local Auto Parts Store
FLAPSForce Level Automated Planning System
FLAPSFuses (Spare) Landing Light (if for Hire) Anti-Collision Light Position Lights Source of Power (14 CFR 91.205 Required equipment for VFR night flight)
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This flapper is likewise employed diligently to attend his master in his walks, and upon occasion to give him a soft flap on his eyes; because he is always so wrapped up in cogitation, that he is in manifest danger of falling down every precipice, and bouncing his head against every post; and in the streets, of justling others, or being justled himself into the kennel.
It was two hours later that the flaps at the front of the tent separated silently and gave entrance to a dark-robed figure, which passed noiselessly from the darkness without to the darkness within.
And each rower, his oar in position in case of attack, privily felt under the canvas flap to make sure of the exact location of his concealed Lee- Enfield.
The boat's crew was also armed, the Sniders concealed under canvas flaps that ran the length of the gunwales.
His forehead was covered by the visor of his fur cap, the flaps of which went over his ears.
His head is shaven like a monk's; he wears a shabby long gown which flaps in the breeze as he strides along.
He's such a funny-looking boy with that big fat face, and his little blue eyes, and his ears sticking out like flaps.
When I was young I was scared that I might have to marry a man with ears like flaps.
His white apron flaps languidly in the air, his head gradually droops upon his breast, he takes very long winks with both eyes at once; even he is unable to withstand the soporific influence of the place, and is gradually falling asleep.
He wore a blue coat in fairly clean condition, the square side-pocket flaps stuck out above his hips, and the skirts of the coats hung loose in front, so that a white-flowered waistcoat was visible.
Dobbin went to seek John Sedley at his house of call in the City, the Tapioca Coffee-house, where, since his own offices were shut up, and fate had overtaken him, the poor broken- down old gentleman used to betake himself daily, and write letters and receive them, and tie them up into mysterious bundles, several of which he carried in the flaps of his coat.
Theobald on our mat; in a yellow Jaeger suit, with a chin as yellow jutting over the flaps that he had turned up to hide his pyjamas.