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arcus

[′ar·kəs]
(meteorology)
A dense and horizontal roll-shaped accessory cloud, with more or less tattered edges, situated on the lower front part of the main cloud.

arcus

A low, horizontal cloud formation associated with the leading edge of thunderstorm outflow (i.e., gust front). Roll clouds and shelf clouds are both types of arcus clouds.
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The court found that as the fair market value of Grantsville's interest in the property exceeded the indebtedness on the relevant date, Grantsville was not liable to ARCUS for a deficiency.
The Arcus Foundation is dedicated to the idea that people can live in harmony with one another and the natural world.
If you have a backup plan you're always going to feel like you have a safety net, and sometimes you need to be operating without that safety net," said Arcus.
Ankle brachial index, a drop in blood pressure in the legs that predicts severe atherosclerosis, was determined in the 2001-2003 examination of the Copenhagen City Heart Study in 2,773 participants, who had also participated in the baseline examination and had complete information on all relevant variables, including xanthelasmata and arcus corneae.
In contrast, arcus corneae is not an important independent predictor of risk," the authors concluded.
The bid from Arcus - an investment firm formed by the management buyout of part of Babcock & Brown's European infrastructure business in July 2009 - is its second within a year after a 1400p a share proposal from a consortium headed by the group - worth pounds 640m - was rejected in April.
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Norwegian wine and spirits group Arcus, meanwhile, has confirmed it would be interested in the Nordic operations of V & S.
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To complement the students' field experience, ARCUS and the Service are developing a curriculum guide for teachers that incorporates the concepts of endangered and threatened species, stewardship, and ecological principles.