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SPARS was the nickname for the United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve, created 23 November 1942 with the signing of Public Law 773 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The name is the contraction of the Coast Guard motto: Semper Paratus and its English translation, Always Ready. The name also refers to a spar in nautical usage.

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Google previewAnatomy of the Chopper (2006)

by Doug Mitchel

Nestled between the frame's twin spars is an Accurate Engineering Knucklehead mill displacing 103 cubic inches. With STD cases for the utmost in durability, it plays the role of a vintage Harley motor but is far stronger than the 1936 edition it ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play (2017)

by Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen, Milda Bredikyte

propose that children's make-believe play should be observed and assessed using appropriate tools like SPARS (SPARS is an observation tool revealing children's symbolic play abilities created by Bondioli and Savio) and teachers should ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

corresponding spindle : a sufficiency of length of the slubbings is left between the spars and the spindles, to allow for five or six feet of robing to be drawn out ' if each, which is regulated by a mark on the frame, that shews when the moveable ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1764)

Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as Well of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, Whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, Or Fluids; Together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places Throughout the World

The pellucid, crystalliform and perfe&t spars, composed of a column terminated at each end by a pyramid. 2. Those composed of two pyramids joined base to base, without any intermediate column. 3. The crystalliform columnar spars, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

by John Jamieson

To SPARS, c. a. To spread; ...

Google previewWars of the Age of Louis XIV, 1650-1715: An Encyclopedia of Global Warfare and Civilization (2008)

An Encyclopedia of Global Warfare and Civilization by Cathal J. Nolan

,shrouds,braces, and stays that supported and controlled a sailing ship's masts, spars, and yards. “Standing rigging” supported the erect masts, while “running rigging” worked the moving yards ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of American Women at War (2013)

From the Home Front to the Battlefields by Lisa Tendrich Frank

SPARs were compelled to resign immediately upon becoming pregnant. Beginning in October 1944, African Americans were allowed to join SPAR. Members of the Coast Guard's Women's Reserve were forbidden to give orders to any male ...

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Pope Francis "Spars" With Netanyahu Over Jesus Language

Biblical signs of the end times are taking place now on a daily basis.

Scrabble value of S1P3A1R1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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