SPAR


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AcronymDefinition
SPARSchool Public Accountability Report
SPARSemper Paratus (Latin: Always Prepared; USCG motto)
SPARSpringfield Armory National Historic Site (US National Park Service)
SPARSamenwerken Profiteren Allen Regelmatig (European supermarket chain)
SPARSpace Radar
SPARSociety of Photographers and Artists Representatives
SPARSpace Processing Applications Rocket
SPARStatus of Permit Application Report
SPARSolid State Phased Array Radar
SPARSeagoing Platform for Acoustic Research
SPARStandard Payload Assurance Requirements
SPARScience, Philosophy and Religion (symposium)
SPARSpatial Pattern Analysis and Research
SPARSpace Power Advanced Reactor
SPARService Provider Access Requirements
SPARStock Point ADP Replacement
SPARStandards for Protection Against Radiation
SPARStructural Performance and Resizing
SPARSpecialist Principal Activity Reporting (financial)
SPARStrategic Planning, Analysis and Realignment Office
SPARSpecial Aerodrome Report
SPARStructural Performance Analysis and Redesign
SPARSkins & Punks Against Racism
SPARSpecial Progressive Aircraft Re-Work
SPARSystem Product Anomaly Report
SPARSingle-Phase Autoreclosure
SPARSailor Performance Appraisal Report (Royal Australian Navy)
SPARSlight Precision Approach Radar (aviation)
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One little nook, for instance, was no larger than an unusually big doll's house, and yet it might have been a model for the whole place, for the water dropped, tiny icicles hung, and spar columns were forming in just the same way.
Anything more awe-inspiring than the spectacle of this long line of departed royalties (there were twenty-seven of them, the last being Ignosi's father), wrapped, each of them, in a shroud of ice-like spar, through which the features could be dimly discovered, and seated round that inhospitable board, with Death himself for a host, it is impossible to imagine.
The noise of the water pouring off the sails and spars, flowing over the break of the poop, had stopped short.
I heard plainly the soughing of the wind aloft, the low cracks of the upper spars taking the strain, long before I could feel the least draught on my face turned aft, anxious and sight- less like the face of a blind man.
For not to speak of his readiness in ordinary duties: --repairing stove boats, sprung spars, reforming the shape of clumsy-bladed oars, inserting bull's eyes in the deck, or new tree-nails in the side planks, and other miscellaneous matters more directly pertaining to his special business; he was moreover unhesitatingly expert in all manner of conflicting aptitudes, both useful and capricious.
When he had smashed the tiny spars, and snapped asunder the delicate ropes -- then, and not till then, the veteran admitted facts as they were, on the authority of practical evidence.
The electric light went out suddenly, and two enormous waterspouts broke over the bridge of the frigate, rushing like a torrent from stem to stern, overthrowing men, and breaking the lashings of the spars.
But surely," said she, "I may enter his county without impunity, and rob it of a few petrified spars without his perceiving me.
A lashed boat, a spare spar, a cask or what not secured about the decks, is "cast adrift" when it is untied.
She floated at the starting point of a long journey, very still in an immense stillness, the shadows of her spars flung far to the eastward by the setting sun.
They were encamped in tents, constructed of the old sails and spare spars of the squadron, within the limits of a redoubt mounted with a few nine-pounders, and surrounded with a fosse.
During all this time the ship lay rolling in the trough of the sea, the heavy surges breaking over her, and the spars heaving and banging to and fro, bruising the half-drowned sailors that clung to the bowsprit and the stumps of the masts.