What does raptor mean?

Definitions for raptor
ˈræp tər, -tɔrrap·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bird of prey, raptor, raptorial birdnoun

    any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals

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  1. RAPTOR

    RAPTOR (Reconnaissance Airborne Pod Tornado) was a reconnaissance pod used by the Royal Air Force on its fleet of Tornado GR.4A and GR.4 aircraft. RAPTOR was manufactured by the Goodrich Corporation, initially part of UTC Aerospace Systems, but now part of Collins Aerospace. The RAPTOR contained a DB-110 reconnaissance sensor, an imagery data recording system and an air-to-ground data link system. The sensor is electro-optical and infrared, allowing day or night missions. The data link allows imagery to be exploited almost instantly.

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  1. raptor

    A raptor is a type of bird of prey, known for their keen sight, powerful beaks, and strong talons. Raptors include species such as eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls. They are carnivorous, hunting and feeding on smaller animals. The term Raptor is derived from the Latin word "raptor" which means "to seize or take by force."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raptornoun

    a ravisher; a plunderer

  2. Etymology: [L. raptor, from rapere to ravish. See Rapid.]

Wikidata

  1. RAPTOR

    Reconnaissance Airborne Pod Tornado is a reconnaissance pod used by the Royal Air Force on its fleet of Tornado GR.4A and GR.4 aircraft. RAPTOR is manufactured by the Goodrich Corporation. The RAPTOR contains a DB-110 reconnaissance sensor, an imagery data recording system and an air-to-ground data link system. The sensor is electro-optical and infrared, allowing day or night missions. The data link allows imagery to be exploited almost instantly. No. II Sqn and 13 Sqn are the RAF's two specialist Tornado reconnaissance units, but with the RAPTOR pod any GR4 squadron can undertake reconnaissance missions. The RAF has procured eight RAPTOR units and two ground stations. RAPTOR achieved its operational debut during Operation Telic, the UK contribution to the 2003 Iraq War.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raptor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raptor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of raptor in a Sentence

  1. Jamal Hameedi:

    [ The Ranger Raptor ] really is the best handling pickup truck I’ve driven and not by an insignificant margin, the watt’s link and everything, I think it would go pretty well in America.

  2. Alexander Lees:

    For my part and from one video and no toxicology, I’d still say the most probable cause is the flock murmurating to avoid a predatory raptor and hitting the ground.

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