spearpoint


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Noun1.spearpoint - the head and sharpened point of a spearspearpoint - the head and sharpened point of a spear
pike - medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
point - sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
lance, spear, shaft - a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
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This tender is for the management of leisure centres and services on behalf of ashford leisure trust, incorporating the stour centre, spearpoint recreation ground and pavilion, julie rose stadium, conningbrook lakes at conningbrook country park plus the variant option: tennis centre at julie rose stadium and finberry community centre.
Nick Spearpoint, head of PE at Flint High School says: "We are all incredibly proud of Molly and the amazing success she has achieved.
They decided to form the band so they could play alongside Huddersfield band String Fellows, headed by ex New Fast Automatic Daffodils singer, Andy Spearpoint and hope to raise enough money to buy a new tandem bicycle.
Blanks, "Aaron Copland: A Vital Force in American Music," Australian Music Journal 12 (August 1958): 413 ("The composer who had done more in this century towards putting American music on the harmonic map of the world than any other"); and Olin Downes, "Copland at 50," The New York Times, 29 October 1950, 103 ("the spearpoint [spearhead] of the development of the modern American school").
There are two blade styles, the Spearpoint (pictured) and Ernest's classic Bowie blade.
To create a spearpoint or any other stone tool, a seasoned flintknapper first orients a piece of stone, or core, in a desired direction and trims it in specific ways.
The 1st Marine Division was then built up on a foundation of troops from the 1st Marine Brigade to serve as the spearpoint of future American campaigns to halt and reverse Japanese advances.
Harrison and Spearpoint (2010) have also observed this phenomenon in the study of adhered spill plume.
It was in this regard that the Compound Mine Manager at Mufulira, Francis Spearpoint, introduced the system of Tribal Elders at Roan Antelope mine compound in 1931.
Students were asked to wear a bobble hat to add to the theme of the assembly which was led by Mr Nick Spearpoint, Head of PE, who is also a ski instructor and keen slalom ski racer.
What resulted from Salmon's proposal was the Program for the Prevention of Delinquency, which "launched the child guidance movement, greatly stimulated the school social work or visiting teacher movement as well as the development of child psychiatry and psychiatric social work and became the spearpoint for mental hygiene penetration of the school" (Cohen 1983, 128).