(referring to weather)

  • 1 weather working days — UK US noun [plural] (ABBREVIATION WWD) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT ► working days on which the weather allows work to be done, often referring to the days needed for goods to be put onto or taken off a ship: »Eighteen weather working days shall be… …

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  • 2 weather — noun 1》 the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards temperature, wind, rain, etc. 2》 [as modifier] Nautical windward. Contrasted with lee. verb 1》 wear away or change in form or appearance by long exposure to the weather.     ↘(of… …

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  • 3 BBC Weather — is the BBC s department in charge of preparing and broadcasting weather forecasts and is now part of BBC News. The Broadcast Meteorologists are employed by the Met Office. The current longest serving presenter of BBC weather is Michael Fish, who… …

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  • 4 make heavy weather of — ► make heavy weather of informal have unnecessary difficulty in dealing with (a task or problem). [ORIGIN: from the nautical phrase make good or bad weather of it, referring to a ship in a storm.] Main Entry: ↑weather …

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  • 5 make heavy weather of — informal have unnecessary difficulty in dealing with (a task or problem). [from the naut. phr. make good or bad weather of it, referring to a ship in a storm.] → weather …

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  • 6 Brass monkey weather — very cold weather (19th C. US slang; originally referring to a brass figure of a monkey; not, as widely believed, a nautical term relating to cannonballs) …

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  • 7 brass monkey weather — Australian Slang very cold weather (19th C. US slang; originally referring to a brass figure of a monkey; not, as widely believed, a nautical term relating to cannonballs) …

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  • 8 raw — [adj1] not cooked, prepared basic, bloody, callow, coarse, crude, fibrous, fresh, green, hard, immature, impure, native, natural, organic, rough, rough hewn, rude, unbaked, uncooked, undercooked, underdone, undressed, unfashioned, unformed,… …

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  • 9 humid — [adj] very damp, referring to weather boiling, clammy, close, dank, irriguous, moist, mucky, muggy, oppressive, sodden, soggy, steamy, sticky, stifling, stuffy, sultry, sweaty, sweltering, watery, wet; concepts 525,603 Ant. arid, dry …

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  • 10 stormy — [adj] rough (referring to weather) bitter, blowy, blustering, blustery, boisterous, cold, coming down*, damp, dirty, foul, frigid, furious, gusty, howling, menacing, murky, pouring, raging, raining cats and dogs*, rainy, riproaring*, roaring,… …

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  • 11 sunny — [adj1] bright, clear (referring to weather) brilliant, clarion, cloudless, fine, light, luminous, pleasant, radiant, rainless, shining, shiny, summery, sunlit, sunshiny, unclouded, undarkened; concepts 525,617 Ant. cloudy, gloomy, rainy, stormy… …

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  • 12 thick — [adj1] deep, bulky blubbery, broad, burly, chunky, compact, concrete, consolidated, fat, firm, hard, heavy, high, husky, massive, obese, pudgy, solid, squat, stocky, stubby, stumpy, substantial, thickset, wide; concepts 491,773 Ant. attenuated,… …

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  • 13 turbulent — [adj1] unsettled, raging (referring to weather) agitated, bitter, blustering, blustery, boiling, bumpy, choppy, coarse, confused, destructive, disordered, disturbed, fierce, foaming, furious, howling, inclement, moiling, noisy, restless, riotous …

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  • 14 Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

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  • 15 Glossary of environmental science — This is a glossary of environmental science.Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and… …

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  • 16 Wikipedia:Featured article candidates — Here, we determine which articles are to be featured articles (FAs). FAs exemplify Wikipedia s very best work and satisfy the FA criteria. All editors are welcome to review nominations; please see the review FAQ. Before nominating an article,… …

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  • 17 Dutch profanity — can be divided into several categories. Often, the words used in profanity are based around various names for diseases. In many cases, these words have evolved into slang, and many euphemisms for diseases are in common use.[1] Additionally, a… …

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  • 18 Michael Fish — For other people named Michael Fish, see Michael Fish (disambiguation). Michael Fish making a special appearance in 2007, on the 20th anniversary of the Great Storm Michael Fish MBE (born 27 April 1944 in Eastbourne, East Sussex) is a semi… …

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  • 19 Romance copula — The copula or copulae (the verb or verbs meaning to be ) in all Romance languages largely derive from the Latin verbs esse to be (ultimately from Proto Indo European *h1es , as in English is); stāre to stand (ultimately from Proto Indo European… …

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  • 20 it */*/*/ — UK [ɪt] / US pronoun Summary: It can be used as the subject, object, or complement of a verb or the object of a preposition. 1) referring to something that has been mentioned a) used for referring to a thing, situation, place, animal etc when it… …

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