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gos·port

 (gŏs′pôrt′)
n.
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.]

Gosport

(ˈɡɒsˌpɔːt)
n
(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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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.
A local counselling charity recommended Gosport Shed.
The Fareham and Gosport CCTV Partnership was established in 1997 by Fareham Borough Council and Gosport Borough Council ( the Councils ) to jointly manage and operate a network of approximately 93 CCTV cameras via a single Control Room based in Gosport.
Another team attempting to bridge a three-division gap are Conference South side Gosport Borough, who host League One Colchester.
That notice was returned to the recruiting officer with a memorandum dated 7th June, purporting to have been written by the Postmaster, and stating that the person to whom the notice had been addressed had been relieved of his official duties in November 1916, and was in fact at that time a drummer in the RGA at Gosport Later on an inquiry form was sent to the prisoner's private address in Carisbrooke Road, and was returned along with the information asked for, giving the number of a Gunner Ward stationed at Gosport.
Tory councillor Wayne Ronayne was celebrating with his partner, Mayoress Paula Carter, and friends when they were allegedly involved in an argument with staff at The Star pub in Gosport, Hants.
Lockwood scored in both South One matches, during a 3-2 win at Milton Keynes Thunder and a 1-1 tie at home to Solent and Gosport Devils.
The first real moment of danger caused by Boro came 15 minutes from the end when Adam Walker was nudged in the back right on the edge of the area, but Louis Moult's free-kick deflected wide off the Gosport wall.
GOSPORT 0 NUNEATON 0 NUNEATON Town will have to deal with an FA Trophy replay on Tuesday night after their second-round tie at Skrill South side Gosport Borough finished goalless.
Samuel Etherington, from Gosport, Hampshire, made a five-minute appearance at Winchester Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.
Samuel Etherington, from Stoners Close, Gosport, Hampshire, was remanded in custody at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court until the next hearing at Winchester Crown Court today.