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deploy
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
place a resource or resources (such as troops or equipment) in position to take action
  • Touching down at a scorching 140 miles per hour, Pratte ordered his men to deploy three parachutes.
    p. 103.9
  • Crazy in love, the two talked about running off to get hitched right then, but reconsidered, deciding to marry at his next training venue and live together there until he was deployed.
    p. 57.8
  • Strong's B-24 was nearly cut in two, and the mine's parachute deployed, dragging the plane down.
    p. 84.6
  • Life rafts were deployed manually: from inside the plane, crewmen could pull a release handle just before ditching or crashing; from outside a floating plane, they could climb on the wings and turn raft-release levers.
    p. 85.7
  • Once deployed, rafts inflated automatically.
    p. 85.8
  • Once deployed, he graduated to mayonnaise jars and ketchup bottles.
    p. 90.2
  • Because life rafts didn't deploy automatically in a crash, it was the engineer's duty to stand behind the cockpit to pull the overhead raft-release handle.
    p. 118.7

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