Weathervane


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Weathervane

A metal form, fixed on a rotating spindle that turns to indicate the direction of the wind, usually located on top of a spire, pinnacle or other elevated position on a building.
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The new show, "American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum," features a collection that includes weathervanes, shop signs and spinning toys called whirligigs.
The Pacific weathervane scallop (Patinopecten caurinus Gould 1850) is distributed along the west coast of North America from Point Reyes, CA, to the Bering Sea, AK (Foster 1991).
Many are adapted from pieces originally disseminated on Weathervane, RFF's acclaimed web site on global climate change.
Area merchants include The Gap, Gap Kids, Lindt Chocolate, Weathervane Hill, Loehmanns, CVS and many others.
So now the image of the stick-figure-like insect adorns everything including the company letterhead and promotional brochure, the outside of the office building and the weathervane on top of Costello's house.
I decided to ask my students to draw a weathervane, by either tracing one of Barnett's shapes, or creating their own silhouette suitable for a weathervane.
Valencia--the much-underrated third city of Spain--is full of remarkable buildings, from the medieval silk exchange with its tall twisted columns to the flamboyant food market with its green parrot weathervane, and Calatrava's gargantuan City of Arts and Sciences.
For other finishing touches consider animal sculptures such as guinea fowl and hens or a weathervane.
Not only is immigration policy choking off cultural exchanges with Arab and Muslim countries, it is now clogging the cultural arteries inside the United States--if the story of Canadian author Rohinton Mistry is any weathervane.
Those idiot savants invest in companies they're not qualified to run, and change directions faster and more often than a weathervane.
TARGET The weathervane that is missing its cockerel.
The Weathervane Cafe will be just as comfortably intimate and will include a lush dining patio.