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rendezvous
used in Starship Troopers

11 uses
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Definition
to meet at a certain time and place; or an instance of such a meeting
  • We had landed in a V formation, with Jelly at the bottom of the V and Red and myself at the ends of the two arms; now we had to close it into a circle around the retrieval rendezvous .
    Chapter 1 (70% in)
rendezvous = to meet at a certain time and place
  • A sloppy pilot can make this still worse, scatter a strike group over so much terrain that it can't make rendezvous for retrieval, much less carry out its mission.
    Chapter 1 (32% in)
  • We got him in and closed it while the boat pilot screamed that we had made her miss rendezvous and now we had all bought it!
    Chapter 1 (98% in)
  • A rendezvous, boat to ship in orbit, is precisely calculated.
    Chapter 1 (99% in)
  • But B. A. wasn't my home and Terra was a long way off and I was very busy, as the attack on Klendathu, the Bugs' home planet, was mounted immediately after that and we spent the time to rendezvous strapped in our bunks, doped and unconscious, with the internal-gravity field of the Valley Forge off, to save power and give greater speed.
    Chapter 10 (22% in)
  • On a later drop I would have had sense enough to salvage his ammo, but I was far too sluggy to think; I simply bounced away from there and tried to rendezvous with the strong point we had been heading for.
    Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • retrieval rendezvous without a programmed ballistic, the platoon's metalsmith, PFC Archie Campbell, made a model of the Rodger Young for the Skipper and we all signed and Archie engraved our signatures on a base plate: To Hot Pilot Yvette Deladrier, with thanks from Rasczak's Roughnecks, and we invited her aft to eat with us and the Roughneck Downbeat Combo played during dinner and then the junior private presented it to her.
    Chapter 11 (9% in)
  • That boat is not on a fast retrieve; she'll make a minimum-fuel rendezvous when the Rog completes this pass — if the pilot doesn't have to wait over for the next pass after that; they've got to load first.
    Chapter 12 (5% in)
  • A week later we made rendezvous, coming out of drive and coasting short of the speed of light while the fleet exchanged signals.
    Chapter 13 (33% in)
  • Brumby and I are in radio contact but we have not been able to make rendezvous.
    Chapter 13 (88% in)
  • Sir, my advice is to make rendezvous with Brumby's section — then return to the surface.
    Chapter 13 (88% in)

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