coudé

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coudé

(kuːˈdeɪ)
adj
(Astronomy) (of a reflecting telescope) having plane mirrors positioned to reflect light from the primary mirror along the axis onto a detector
[French, literally: bent in the shape of an elbow, from coude an elbow]
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ejaculated the Countess de Coude, beneath her breath.
The Countess de Coude beckoned to a passing steward.
It was he who sat opposite the new player, Count Raoul de Coude, whom at over-attentive steward had pointed out as one of the celebrities of the passage, describing him as a man high in the official family of the French minister of war.
The man who had accused De Coude, and the two others who had been playing, stood looking expectantly at the count.
De Coude had glanced from Tarzan to the man in his grasp.
In a nearby cabin the Countess de Coude was speaking to her husband.
De Coude took his wife's hands in his, and gazed upon her pale and troubled countenance for some time before he spoke, as though he would wrest from those beautiful eyes the real reason which prompted her to shield this man.
I should today have liked to sample the consistency of his," growled De Coude grimly.
Squires were running hither and thither, or aiding their masters to don armor, lacing helm to hauberk, tying the points of ailette, coude, and rondel; buckling cuisse and jambe to thigh and leg.
Very surprisingly, on one coude spectrogram obtained with Haute Provence Observatory's 76-inch reflector, this star showed bright lines of neutral potassium, at wavelengths of 7665 and 7699 angstroms.
If there is difficulty with passing the catheter in boys through the external sphincter, the olive-tip Coude catheter is a good choice.
intervention de l'assistant-video a l'arbitrage (VAR), qui a repere un coup de coude de la part de l'ancien joueur de la Juventus.