cat's paw

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cat's paw

[′kats ‚pȯ]
(meteorology)
A puff of wind; a light breeze affecting a small area, as one that causes patches of ripples on the surface of water.

cat's paw

A local light breeze that has a vertical component and shows itself in the rippling of the sea surface.
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While what looked like cat paw marks adorned an Abu Dhabi registered white Toyota Corolla as well as a black Ford Mustang, both smudged by layers and layers of dust and seemingly left unclaimed for months.
This is an amusing way of storing any spare shrapneyou place your money on the tray and the cute cat paw pops out and scrapes it in.
Well, here is one perfect and amusing way of storing any spare shrapnel (or larger denominated coinage); you place your money on the tray and the cute cat paw will pop out and scrape it in - a grin-inducer every time.
Also, two months later I found cat paw marks on the left side of my car.
EVEN without the hint of a UFO nor the vague impression of a big cat paw print it has nevertheless managed to be such a week of strange sightings that David Cameron's impressive late effort - he welcomed the dwindling band of aged door-knocking party activists with enough enthusiasm and transport to attend the Tories' spring conference by glaring down at their blanketed, set-haired forms and telling them he wanted a fight - could barely trouble the top 10.
M&S have also cottoned on to the adult market; this is their adult witch hat for pounds 10 (or there's a more subtle and undeniably cute set of cat paw mittens with a matching headband with pink ears).
Cable cars from San Francisco road trips fight for space with three ``Baby's First Christmas'' ornaments, nudging antique glass balls from Czechoslovakia, an oak leaf from Monticello, a plaster Santa holding the leaning tower of Pisa, Canyon Cowboy decorations and primitive bells with cat paw prints embedded in the crackling dough.
Tom, who caught up with girlfriend Edith Bowman at the festival, revealed the band had just returned from Japan, where they picked up a huge bottle of sake full of real gold pieces and a cat paw key ring.
org, and Fat Cat Paw Prints newsletter, SECU utilizes a Fat Cat Smart Money booklet as a teaching tool in many North Carolina elementary schools.
thefactsYou have more chance of winning the lottery than being attacked by a big cat n It is thought that for every sighting, three or four go unnoticed n 99pc of suspected big cat paw prints reported are dog paw prints n There have only been nine verified big cat attacks on humans in the UK.
But so far our experts have concluded that the horses and sheep were killed by dogs, alleged big cat paw prints have proved to be dogs', and video and audio evidence sent to us have been foxes.
HEAVY STEP: The big cat paw print (above) found in the garden by Mercott Bulpitt (below).