Winckelmann Windage

Wind

Meanings and phrases

wind

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n.
  1. air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; air current; current of air
  2. a tendency or force that influences events
  3. breath
  4. a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus; fart; farting; flatus; breaking wind
  5. an indication of potential opportunity; tip; lead; steer; confidential information; hint
  6. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; malarkey; malarky; idle words; jazz; nothingness
  7. the act of winding or twisting; winding; twist
  8. a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath; wind instrument

wind

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v.
  1. to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; weave; thread; meander; wander
  2. extend in curves and turns; twist; curve
  3. arrange or or coil around; wrap; roll; twine
  4. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; hoist; lift
  5. catch the scent of; get wind of; scent; nose
  6. coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; wind up
  7. form into a wreath; wreathe

Wind Cave National Park

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n.
  1. a national park in South Dakota featuring bison herds and limestone caverns

against the wind

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adv.
  1. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; upwind; into the wind

antitrade wind

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n.
  1. winds blowing from west to east and lying above the trade winds in the tropics; antitrade

break wind

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v.
  1. expel intestinal gases through the anus; fart

breaking wind

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n.
  1. a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus; fart; farting; flatus; wind

broken wind

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n.
  1. a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks; heaves

catabatic wind

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n.
  1. a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air; katabatic wind

chinook wind

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n.
  1. a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies; chinook; snow eater

close to the wind

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adv.
  1. nearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming

east wind

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n.
  1. a wind from the east; easter; easterly

gentle wind

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n.
  1. a slight wind (usually refreshing); breeze; zephyr; air

get wind

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v.
  1. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; learn; hear; get word; pick up; find out; get a line; discover; see

high wind

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n.
  1. a very strong wind
E.g.
  • The weather turned to cold rain pushed by a high wind.
  • Plate anemometers have been used to trigger high wind alarms on bridges.
  • Not much high wind.

into the wind

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adv.
  1. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; upwind; against the wind

katabatic wind

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n.
  1. a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air; catabatic wind

north wind

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n.
  1. a wind that blows from the north; northerly; norther; boreas

northwest wind

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n.
  1. a wind from the northwest; northwester
n.
  1. a toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind; pinwheel

prevailing wind

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n.
  1. the predominant wind direction
E.g.
  • The average temperature is –7.2 °C, the prevailing wind direction is southeast.
  • As Florence lacks a prevailing wind, summer temperatures are higher than along the coast.
  • In most cases, it is useful to have the beds positioned against the prevailing wind direction.

second wind

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n.
  1. renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking
  2. the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion

solar wind

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n.
  1. a stream of protons moving radially from the sun
E.g.
  • The high speed solar wind arises mainly from these regions.
  • India has abundant potential solar wind, hydro and biomass power.
  • Coronal streamers are considered to be sources of the slow solar wind.

south wind

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n.
  1. a wind from the south; souther; southerly

trade wind

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n.
  1. steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; trade

west wind

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n.
  1. wind that blows from west to east; wester

wind bell

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n.
  1. a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle; wind chime

wind chime

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n.
  1. a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle; wind bell

wind cone

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n.
  1. a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind; windsock; wind sock; sock; air sock; air-sleeve; wind sleeve; drogue

wind deflection

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n.
  1. the deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind; windage
n.
  1. a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity; wind farm; wind park

wind exposure

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n.
  1. exposure to the wind (as the exposed part of a vessel's hull which is responsible for wind resistance); windage

wind farm

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n.
  1. a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity; wind park; wind energy facility
E.g.
  • It has a wind farm called Alltwalis Wind Farm.
  • Aralvaimozhi is near the Muppandal wind farm.
  • The wind farm has a capacity of 75 megawatts of electricity.

wind gage

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n.
  1. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind; anemometer; wind gauge

wind gap

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n.
  1. a pass in a mountain ridge with no stream flowing through it

wind gauge

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n.
  1. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind; anemometer; wind gage

wind generation

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n.
  1. power derived from the wind (as by windmills); wind power

wind generator

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n.
  1. generator that extracts usable energy from winds; windmill; aerogenerator

wind harp

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n.
  1. a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them; aeolian harp; aeolian lyre

wind instrument

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n.
  1. a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath; wind
E.g.
  • Didgeridoo – The didgeridoo is a wind instrument of northern Australia.
  • Didgeridoo The didgeridoo (; also spelt didjeridu) is a wind instrument.
  • In cello playing, the bow is much like the breath of a wind instrument player.

wind off

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v.
  1. reverse the winding or twisting of; unwind; unroll

wind park

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n.
  1. a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity; wind farm; wind energy facility

wind poppy

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n.
  1. California wild poppy with bright red flowers; flaming poppy; Stylomecon heterophyllum; Papaver heterophyllum

wind power

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n.
  1. power derived from the wind (as by windmills); wind generation
E.g.
  • Alberta has 1491 megawatts of wind power capacity.
  • For example, Biolan operates its own wind power plant.
  • Production of wind power does not release any pollutants.

wind rose

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n.
  1. weather map showing the frequency and strength of winds from different directions

wind scale

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n.
  1. an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane); Beaufort scale
E.g.
  • Two of these strengthened into major hurricanes, which are Category 3 or higher on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • At 1200 UTC on September 28, Nadine re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • This evidence was the basis of Bonnie's upgrade to a Category 1 on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale at 1800 UTC on June 25.

wind sleeve

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n.
  1. a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind; windsock; wind sock; sock; air sock; air-sleeve; wind cone; drogue

wind sock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind; windsock; sock; air sock; air-sleeve; wind sleeve; wind cone; drogue

wind tee

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n.
  1. weather vane shaped like a T and located at an airfield

wind tunnel

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n.
  1. a structure resembling a tunnel where air is blown at known velocities for testing parts of aircraft
E.g.
  • He set up the country's first supersonic wind tunnel at IISc.
  • A wooden model was tested in early 1938 in the wind tunnel in Paris.
  • The A2 was extremely aerodynamic and was designed around a wind tunnel.

wind turbine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a turbine that is driven by the wind
E.g.
  • A small wind turbine can be installed on a roof.
  • A wind turbine can also be easily and quickly dismantled.
  • , a wind turbine may cost around $1 million per megawatt.

wind up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. finally be or do something; finish up; land up; fetch up; end up; finish
  2. stimulate sexually; arouse; sex; excite; turn on
  3. give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching
  4. coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; wind
E.g.
  • Kip arrives afterwards and the two wind up having sex.
  • Its 18 foot drum could wind up to 1,554 feet.
  • We'd just get drunk and wind up screaming at each other.

wind vane

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n.
  1. mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind; weathervane; weather vane; vane

wind shear

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E.g.
  • Strong wind shear caused the storm to weaken again.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • Harvey remained disorganized due to persistent wind shear.

wind turbines

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E.g.
  • Installation of new wind turbines can be controversial.
  • This stage is for 15 wind turbines, producing up to 45 MW.
  • Germany is the leading producer of wind turbines in the world.

wind speed

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E.g.
  • The higher the wind speed the faster the flash.
  • Tampa recorded a 5-minute sustained wind speed of on July 31.
  • This is 10 times faster than the next-highest-measured wind speed.

wind farms

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E.g.
  • The following is an incomplete list of wind farms.
  • Wind energy is generated by local wind farms.
  • Just as in Texas, the construction of new wind farms is transmission line limited.

wind speeds

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E.g.
  • The station is dimensioned to tolerate temperatures down to and wind speeds of .
  • Intensity estimates around that time indicated sustained wind speeds of 70 mph (110 km/h).
  • It is located in an area that enjoys reliably high average wind speeds for much of the year.

wind energy

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E.g.
  • These figures included components for the wind energy sector.
  • The wind energy project would power 5,000 homes on Staten Island.
  • Prospects for Italian wind energy beyond 2016 are very uncertain.

wind gusts

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E.g.
  • On Okinoerabujima, wind gusts were measured up to .
  • The aircraft took off in heavy rain and wind gusts of .
  • In Tequesta, wind gusts were estimated to have reached .

strong wind

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E.g.
  • The match was played in strong wind & heavy rain.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • Madi started losing all its convection to the strong wind shear.

offshore wind

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E.g.
  • carbon capture and storage, bioenergy and offshore wind power.
  • The first of the two ships, is servicing the Gemini offshore wind farm.
  • More recently, it has become a centre for shipping offshore wind turbines.

wind chill

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E.g.
  • The air temperature was , but the wind chill was .
  • Episodes of extreme cold and wind can occur with wind chill values < .
  • Air temperature was -9°F (-23°C), but the wind chill was -59°F (-51°C).

vertical wind

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E.g.
  • The vertical wind shear near Kai-tak had weakened dramatically.
  • The disturbance was also located under low vertical wind shear.
  • Intensification was almost difficult due to moderate vertical wind shear.
E.g.
  • The flute is one of the oldest and most widely used wind instruments.
  • The orchestra was a típica in format, based mainly on wind instruments.
  • Only wind instruments are used to convey the idea of the Spirit as breath and wind.

wind direction

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E.g.
  • The predominant wind direction is from the south-west.
  • In 1991, Derek Weston added the ability to measure wind direction.
E.g.
  • The vertical wind shear near Kai-tak had weakened dramatically.
  • The disturbance was also located under low vertical wind shear.
  • Intensification was almost difficult due to moderate vertical wind shear.

wind gust

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E.g.
  • Late on September 20, Flores reported a wind gust of .
  • At Manukau Heads, a wind gust of was recorded.
  • In Newfoundland, a wind gust as strong as was observed.

wind chill factors

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E.g.
  • Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.
  • Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.

sustained wind

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E.g.
  • Tampa recorded a 5-minute sustained wind speed of on July 31.
  • Six hours later, Leslie attained its maximum sustained wind speed of 80 mph (130 km/h).
  • Intensity estimates around that time indicated sustained wind speeds of 70 mph (110 km/h).

wind damage

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E.g.
  • In most areas, wind damage was minimal.
  • In the southern portion of Palm Beach County, flooding and wind damage was also reported.
  • Galveston suffered primarily wind damage in the form of unroofed structures and broken windows.

wind conditions

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E.g.
  • Due to wind conditions not all scheduled races could be sailed.
  • On July 3, 1979, the weather and wind conditions were favorable.
  • Under high wind conditions, two white strobes will flash in accordance with wind speed.

such as wind

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E.g.
  • The energy to perform this is extracted from renewable sources such as wind power.
  • It has integrated fluctuating and less predictable energy sources such as wind power into the grid.
  • Notably, individual villages typically adopt a single product, such as wind chimes or wooden furniture.

wind ensemble

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E.g.
  • It now contains a string orchestra, a wind ensemble, and a full orchestra.
  • The work has also been transcribed for clarinets, for harp, for brass band, and for chamber wind ensemble.
  • Ballard's wind ensemble consistently receives distinguished ratings at regional and statewide concert band and solo/ensemble events.

wind blows

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E.g.
  • During the day, the wind blows cold all day.
  • The wind blows / The grasses bend / And the dance / Is a joy to behold.
  • The wind blows through it.

hurricane wind

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E.g.
  • Two of these strengthened into major hurricanes, which are Category 3 or higher on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • At 1200 UTC on September 28, Nadine re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • This evidence was the basis of Bonnie's upgrade to a Category 1 on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale at 1800 UTC on June 25.

wind and solar

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E.g.
  • The MEG stage was replaced by the Green stage—a wind and solar powered platform.
  • South Australia also has wind and solar power and connections to the national grid.
  • During Q3, 955.5 MW of new generating capacity was introduced, of which 97.8% was wind and solar.

wind down

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E.g.
  • During the 2000s, Thomas began to wind down its presence in the transit bus segment.
  • As no buyer was found for the chain as a whole, the company was put into a wind down process.
  • Back in possession of the ball, Taylor kneeled on the ball four times to wind down the game clock.
E.g.
  • Two of these strengthened into major hurricanes, which are Category 3 or higher on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • At 1200 UTC on September 28, Nadine re-strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
  • This evidence was the basis of Bonnie's upgrade to a Category 1 on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale at 1800 UTC on June 25.

when the wind

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E.g.
  • The Dutch flagship was already in danger of sinking when the wind returned which helped the enemy in their escape.
  • The "Myola", could unfurl sails on her two tall masts and gain a knot or so of additional speed when the wind suited.
  • This is because of the salinity of the lake; when the wind blows, white salt stripes appear on the surface of the lake.

wind tunnels

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E.g.
  • Belts used for rolling roads for wind tunnels can be capable of .
  • In 1937, Multhopp was placed in charge of one of AVA's wind tunnels.
  • Here Prandtl built the first German wind tunnel and thereby established the so-called "Göttinger type" of wind tunnels.

low wind

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E.g.
  • Warm waters and low wind shear allowed for the storm to gradually strengthen.
  • At the time, the system consisted of a weak circulation, but with good outflow and located in an area of low wind shear.
  • Northwesterly winds began to increase on October 3, after an upper-level trough that was causing low wind shear moved eastward.

gust of wind

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E.g.
  • "Don't Forget Me" contains a gust of wind close to the song's end.
  • A sudden gust of wind brought the two ships together and entangled their rigging.
  • As the trains drop through the tunnel and pass over a trim brake, a loud gust of wind is heard.

wind and rain

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E.g.
  • The Gate of China has weathered wind and rain for 600 years.
  • Over 400 people attended the ceremony despite the bitter wind and rain.
  • Salander remembers Bland, and braves the strong wind and rain to collect him.

solar and wind

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E.g.
  • That way solar and wind power provide consistent energy throughout the year.
  • From 2010 until 2015, electricity generated by solar and wind has increased almost four times.
  • He has recently built a solar and wind powered recording studio in Melbourne at Abbotsford Convent.

stellar wind

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E.g.
  • The inward moving shock wave heats the stellar wind to X-ray-emitting temperatures.
  • This stellar wind may be generated by the weak magnetic fields in the lower atmosphere.
  • It is losing mass at the rate of times the mass of the Sun per year through its stellar wind.

wind blowing

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E.g.
  • She was sailing in good weather and was propelled by a wind blowing from the northwest.
  • The band performance takes place amidst tall, dead timber with gusts of wind blowing for greater effect.
  • The soft loess clay formed over thousands of years due to wind blowing silt into the area from the Gobi Desert.

wind band

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E.g.
  • The exploitation of wind band tone colour combinations flavour this movement.
  • The ensemble has given many premiere performances of compositions by current wind band composers.
  • Mennin wrote nine symphonies, several concertos, and numerous works for wind band, chorus, and other ensembles.

largest wind

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E.g.
  • It is the second largest wind eroded depression in the world.
  • It became the state's largest wind facility when the first phase was completed in 2009.
  • The town is located north of the McBride Lake Wind Farm, one of the largest wind farms in Alberta.

strong wind shear

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E.g.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • Madi started losing all its convection to the strong wind shear.
  • Late that, JMA downgraded Kujira to a Severe Tropical Storm as strong wind shear weakens the system.

wind and water

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E.g.
  • Loess is a highly erosion-prone soil that is susceptible to the forces of wind and water.
  • In his "Canticle of the Creatures" ("Praises of Creatures" or "Canticle of the Sun"), he mentioned the "Brother Sun" and "Sister Moon", the wind and water.
  • Tectonic uplift during the creation of high mountainous regions can produce incredible surface elevations and therefore exposure of rocks to wind and water.

no wind

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E.g.
  • However no wind information was supplied.
  • The best time to fly is early in the morning and late in the afternoon, when there is no wind.
  • 3) is additionally attached to a horizontal beam, ensuring that it is fully displayed even if there is no wind.

offshore wind farm

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E.g.
  • The first of the two ships, is servicing the Gemini offshore wind farm.
  • In 2001 a large offshore wind farm was built just off the coast of Copenhagen at Middelgrunden.
  • A nearby area in the North Sea is also called Borssele, and is scheduled for offshore wind farm development.
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