VOR


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vor

(vɔː)
vb
to warn

VOR

An air navigational radio aid which uses phase comparison of a ground transmitted signal to determine bearing. This term is derived from the words "very high frequency omnidirectional radio range."
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"I zay," said he, "you mos pe dronk as de pig, vor zit dare and not zee me zit ere; and I zay, doo, you mos pe pigger vool as de goose, vor to dispelief vat iz print in de print.
"Az vor ow I com'd ere," replied the figure, "dat iz none of your pizzness; and as vor vat I be talking apout, I be talk apout vat I tink proper; and as vor who I be, vy dat is de very ting I com'd here for to let you zee for yourzelf."
"You zee," said he, "it iz te bess vor zit still; and now you shall know who I pe.
"My pizzness !" ejaculated the thing, "vy vat a low bred buppy you mos pe vor to ask a gentleman und an angel apout his pizziness!"
He hath more reason to glory in it than to be ashamed of it."--"Indeed, sir," says Jones, "I have no reason for either; but if it preserved Miss Western, I shall always think it the happiest accident of my life."--"And to gu," said the squire, "to zet Allworthy against thee vor it!
"All de vorlt is at vor!" said the linguist, waving his cocoa in an illustrative manner, "all de vorlt is at vor!"
"All de vorlt is at vor! They haf burn' Berlin; they haf burn' London; they haf burn' Hamburg and Paris.
Speaking on the El- Zakzaki, VOR chairman called for diplomatic or political solution on the part of the federal government, warning that the open support shown by the government of Iran for the proscribed religious body could be an indication that 'spectre of a proxy war by foreign powers on Nigerian soil looms menacingly large on the horizon.'
Vor also announced a move into new integrated headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.
Soon, they'll begin a gradual process of decommissioning all but a small core of VORs and VHF-based instrument approaches to reach the Minimum Operating Network (MON).
Dies lasst sich auch auf die Figur des Turhuters in Kafkas Erzahlung "Vor dem Gesetz" anwenden, der sein Opfer, den Mann vom Lande, mit einer ahnlichen Aussage konfrontiert: "Es ist moglich, [...] jetzt aber nicht" (Drucke 267).