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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A British naval recruiting centre of the 18th and early 19th centuries, usually set up in times of war in some tavern near the waterfront of seaport towns with a strong lock-up room, known...

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rendezvous

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

• rendezvous

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rendezvous

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

• rendezvous

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rendezvous

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 34 words.

place for the assembling of troops; place of meeting. XVI. — F. rendez-vous, sb. use of rendez-vous present or

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rendezvous

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 24 words.

/ˈrɒndeɪvuː/, /-dɪvuː/. The plural is the same, but pronounced /-vuːz/. As verb the inflected forms are rendezvouses

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rendezvous

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A planned meeting of two spacecraft in orbit or of a spacecraft and celestial target, such as a comet. A rendezvous in Earth orbit usually precedes the docking of spacecraft or the...

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group rendezvous

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 7 words.

another term for force rendezvous.

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rendezvous <i>n.</i>

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

Pl. rendezvous, not ✳rendezvouses. The singular is pronounced /ron-day-voo/, the plural /ron-day-vooz/

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rendezvous <i>vb.</i>

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Dating from the 17th century, this verb makes rendezvouses /ron-day-vooz/ in the third-person present tense and rendezvoused /

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Cooperative Rendezvous

John E. Prussing.

in Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

December 2017; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 3378 words.

Cooperative rendezvous involves two thrusting spacecraft. Optimal continuous thrust trajectories and impulsive thrust terminal maneuvers are analysed. Orbital rendezvous typically involves...

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Information rendezvous

Daniel E. Rose and Jeremy J. Bornstein.

in Interacting with Computers

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human-Computer Interaction. 0 words.

This paper proposes a new type of asynchronous group communication tool called an information rendezvous system. The purpose of the system is to mediate between producers and consumers of...

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