remote-controlled love



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  • adj. Operated by remote control

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking a crew


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  • Last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico drew attention to the use of underwater robots, more properly called remote-controlled vehicles, that served as the eyes and hands of operators above as they struggled to fix the leaking wellhead far below on the sea floor.

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  • The technological wonders include a tomb with a removable stone door, a miniature Golgotha atop a grassy hill, and a stream outfitted with a remote-controlled demonstration of the parting of the Red Sea.

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  • The remote-controlled explosive had found its mark.

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  • We've been hit with six remote-controlled IEDs, Sundberg said.

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  • Cisternino and an accomplice waited for Greene and Nardi to leave for New York, then planted a remote-controlled bomb on their car.

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  • The CIA base attacked by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan this week was at the heart of a covert program overseeing strikes by the agency's remote-controlled aircraft along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, officials familiar with the installation said Thursday.

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  • Since 1990, U.S. scientists and engineers have invented the lithium-ion battery that powers all manner of devices from tablet computers to electric cars, developed GPS for civilian use to keep us on the right path to our destinations, and created both remote-controlled military aircraft drones to keep our soldiers safe overseas and robots that keep our floors clean at home.

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  • Mr. Kaman also introduced remote-controlled helicopters, but they were little used.

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  • So the bean counters at the oil companies decide it's cheaper to take a chance on ruining the Gulf of Mexico and all the industries dependent upon it like fishing, shrimping and tourism (not to mention the wildlife), than to put in place voluntary safeguards like a remote-controlled emergency shut-off valve, called a blowout preventer.

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  • He was killed outside his home in northern Tehran on January 12 when a remote-controlled bomb exploded on a motorbike.

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