libeccio


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libeccio

[li′bech·ō]
(meteorology)
Italian name for a southwest wind, used in northern Corsica for the west or southwest wind which blows throughout the year, especially in winter when it is often stormy.
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The first two Maestrale frigates to be upgraded will be the Scirocco and Zeffiro, beginning in 2005, with the Libeccio and Espero following in 2006.
12-13) Procellosa e la notte, inconsueta nella stagion che volge, e mal viaggio avra il nocchier, cui di bianca paura in volto spesso tingera l'aspetto della terra temuta, ove lo spinge libeccio impetuoso.
Caption: Master Corporal Steve Carreau, a Task Force Libeccio Air Weapon System Technician, performs pre-flight checks on a GBU-12 precision-guided bomb before a CF-18 Hornet flight during Operation MOBILE in Trapani, Italy, on July 15, 2011 during the Libyan war.
Libeccio Commander Colonel Alain Pelletier and his staff from the NATO Combined Air Operations Centre 5 (CAOC5) are working out of Poggio Renatico, Italy (north of Bologna).