from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Tendon: tenotomy.


From Greek tenōn, tendon; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • Mr. LEHMAN: It wasn't until the GE competitive engine came in and was put into the F-14D that the accidents from engine failure ceased.

    Political Combat Over A Fighter Jet's Engine

  • F-14D, that Senator Kerry opposed, delivered missile strikes against

    Rhetorical Figures in Sound: Enumeratio

  • On this morning Lieutenant John ‘Rowdy’ Gibbson looked outside his cockpit as he and his RIO Radar Intercept Officer Lieutenant Commander Paul ‘Chef’ Graham cruised at twenty five thousand feet in their F-14D Tomcat.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Small Pepsi challenge.

  • Indeed, Cheney killed several major weapons systems in those days -- including the Navy's a-12 Stealth fighter and the F-14D Tomcat fighter -- sometimes against the fervent recommendations of the armed services chiefs.

    March 2004

  • When first running for his Senate seat in 1984, Kerry explained carefully that he was firmly against such mainstays of the defense establishment as the B-1 bomber, B-2 stealth bomber, AH-64 Apache helicopter, Patriot missile, the F-15, F-14A and F-14D jets, the AV-8B Harrier jet, the Aegis air-defense cruiser, and the Trident missile system.

    Balloon Juice » 2004 » July

  • The modernized F-14D, that Senator Kerry opposed, delivered missile strikes against Tora Bora.

    2004 Republican National Convention

  • Slightly to the east, two F-14D Tomcats were orbiting, waiting for their turn at the airborne tanker.

    Joint Operations

  • As raw jet fuel spewed into the twin exhausts of the General Electric F-100 turbofans, the F-14D stood on its tail and shot up as if yanked by the Milky Way.

    Typhoon Season

  • The terse information confirmed for the men adjusting the tension of the five parallel arrestor wires stretching across the after part of the flight deck that it was an F-14D Tomcat coming in for a trap, that the aircraft had 3,300 pounds of fuel left aboard, and that the pilot could now see the yellow beacon, the "meatball," of the carrier's landing approach guide indicator.


  • WILSON: Yeah the V-22 the F-14D, the LHX helicopter.

    Mud Soldiers: Life Inside the New American Army


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