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  • 1Microburst —   [ maɪkrəʊbəːst] der, (s)/ s, amerikanische Bezeichnung für eine Fallbö mit geringem Durchmesser (maximal etwa 5 km), die den Start oder Landevorgang von Flugzeugen erheblich gefährden kann. Innerhalb einer kurzen Flugstrecke ist dabei ein… …

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  • 2microburst — [mī′krō bʉrst΄] n. a type of localized downdraft, often associated with thunderstorms, producing very strong, short lived wind shears …

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  • 3Microburst — Illustration of a microburst. Note the downward motion of the air until it hits ground level. It then spreads outward in all directions. The wind regime in a microburst is opposite to that of a tornado …

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  • 4microburst — The strong downdraft that spreads horizontally just above the ground to form a sharply defined gust front. An aircraft approaching this microburst or gust front may encounter a headwind followed by a strong downdraft and finally end up with a… …

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  • 5Microburst — Nasser Downburst in Gestalt eines Niederschlagsvorhangs mit Ausfließen am Boden Ein Downburst ist eine schwere Fallböe, die meist bei Gewittern auftritt, aber auch bei Schauern vorkommen kann. Hierfür sind zwei verschiedene Mechanismen… …

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  • 6microburst — /muy kreuh berrst /, n. Meteorol. an intense, localized downdraft of air that spreads on the ground, causing rapid changes in wind direction and speed; a localized downburst. [1980 85; MICRO + BURST] * * * ▪ meteorology  pattern of intense winds… …

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  • 7Microburst — Mi|cro|burst [ maikrəubə:st] der; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. microburst zu engl. micro (vgl. ↑mikro...) u. burst »Bruch, Ausbruch«> den Start od. Landevorgang von Flugzeugen gefährdende Fallbö (Luftf.) …

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  • 8microburst — noun Date: 1981 a violent short lived localized downdraft that creates extreme wind shears at low altitudes and is usually associated with thunderstorms …

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  • 9microburst — noun A strong downdraft, of less than 2.5 miles in diameter, that can cause damaging winds …

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  • 10microburst — n. violent and strong localized air current that hits the ground and creates extreme wind shears at low altitudes (generally associated with thunderstorms) …

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  • 11microburst — noun a sudden, powerful, localized air current, especially a downdraught …

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  • 12microburst — mi·cro·burst …

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  • 13microburst — /ˈmaɪkroʊbɜst/ (say muykrohberst) noun a form of windshear in which a jet of air is propelled downwards from a high convective cloud system, suddenly changing direction as it nears ground level. {micro (def. 1a) + burst} …

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  • 14microburst — n. a particularly violent wind shear, esp. during a thunderstorm …

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  • 15Scherwind — Microburst mit horizontal abgelenkten Scherwinden am Boden Der Scherwind ist ein starker Wind, der in einem kleinen geografischen Gebiet auftritt, während in dessen Umgebung nur schwache oder anders gerichtete Winde vorherrschen. Dringt in dieses …

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  • 16MIST — Microburst and Severe Storm (experiment) ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …

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  • 17MIST — Microburst and Severe Storm (experiment) ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …

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  • 18Delta Air Lines Flight 191 — For other flights numbered 191, see Flight 191 (disambiguation). Delta Air Lines Flight 191 CG render of N726DA Accident summary Date …

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  • 19Outflow boundary — For information on the book Gust Front by author John Ringo, see Legacy of the Aldenata. Outflow boundary on radar with radial velocity and frontal boundary drawn in. An outflow boundary, also known as a gust front, is a storm scale or mesoscale… …

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  • 20March 2006 Tornado Outbreak Sequence — Infobox tornado outbreak|name=March 2006 Tornado Outbreak Sequence date=March 9 13, 2006 image location=Sprilltor.jpg duration=4 days, 14 hours, 45 minutes fujitascale=F4 tornadoes=105 confirmed total damages (USD)=>$1 billion… …

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