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jackknife

General Crossword Questions for “jackknife”

  • Double up out of control (of articulated lorries)
  • Swing out of control (as trailer of lorry)
  • Kind of dive lorry drivers try to avoid
  • Dive that lorry drivers try to avoid
  • (Articulated) vehicular doubling up

Encyclopedia

  • [edit] Jackknife. Jackknifing, which is similar to bootstrapping, is used in statistical For the more general jackknife, the delete-m observations jackknife, the bootstrap can be. — “Resampling (statistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Jackknifing, complication in vehicular towing. The Jack-Knife Man, a 1920 film. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. — “Jackknife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Atlantic jackknife , Ensis directus, also known as the American jackknife clam or razor clam (but note At low tide the position of the Atlantic jackknife clam is revealed by a keyhole-shaped opening in the sand;. — “Atlantic jackknife clam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In all his ways of sitting and standing, and eating and drinking,–of brooding about in a high-shouldered reluctant style,–of taking out his great horn-handled jackknife and wiping it on his legs and cutting his food,–of lifting light glasses and cups to his lips, as if they were clumsy pannikins,–of chopping a wedge off his bread, and soaking up with it the last fragments of gravy round and round his plate, as if to make the most of an allowance, and then drying his finger-ends on it, and then swallowing it,–in these ways and a thousand other small nameless instances arising every minute in the day, there was Prisoner, Felon, Bondsman, plain as plain could be. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens

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