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A flexible speaking tube used for one-way communication between individual compartments or cockpits of an airplane.

[After Gosport, municipal borough of southern England, the site of the training facility of the British air force where it was invented.]


(Placename) a town in S England, in Hampshire on Portsmouth harbour: naval base since the 16th century. Pop: 69 348 (2001)
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The breakthrough finally came three minutes into the second half when Gosport struggled to clear their lines and Thomas drilled the ball into the bottom corner from ten yards out.
The Martyrs halted a threegame losing run when they picked up a point at basement boys Gosport Borough on Saturday.
Gosport struck the Merthyr woodwork on 17 minutes when Stephane Bomelenga's cross was headed against the post by Craig Mcallister.
A total of 384 bathers signed up to take part in the charity swim in the Solent at Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, which raises about PS4,000 each year for the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (Gafirs).
Swimmers take a dip during the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service Annual New Year's Day Swim ANDREW MATTHEWS
WHAT'S wrong with how Britain is run is highlighted in Gosport, where the loyalty, dedication and pride in the job of a group of mainly older women is rewarded with a smack in the pay packets.
Roy Galvin, from Alverstoke, Hampshire, was taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth after the incident in Bury Road, Gosport, on Sunday.
In Rattigan's flimsy backstage comedy "Harlequinade," Branagh plays Arthur Gosport, a dim actor-manager at the head of a two-bit touring troupe.
Names: Flash, aged three Personality: Gentle natured and affectionate, this little guy has been in the care of Cats Protection's Gosport Town branch since April because he wasn't getting on with the other cats in his previous home.
Ex Transglobe got underway from Gosport in Hampshire and Lance Cpl Thornton, a Huddersfield Town fan, has just joined the crew in Lanzarote and will face dangerous waters to reach his goal.
Another team attempting to bridge a three-division gap are Conference South side Gosport Borough, who host League One Colchester.