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aridity

[ə′rid·əd·ē]
(climatology)
The degree to which a climate lacks effective, life-promoting moisture.
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Conditions of aridity and frequent droughts have led the Greek Cypriot government to enforce emergency measures, including cutting domestic supply by nearly one-third.
Aridity can continue Willie McCreery's outstanding run in the males' mile maiden (2.
In the second of the maidens, Aridity makes plenty of appeal following his good debut run at Killarney.
d old In the second of the maidens, Aridity makes plenty of appeal following his good debut run at Killarney.
But Willie McCreery's strapping Teofilo colt Aridity really took my eye on his debut in Killarney when finishing third to subsequent Group 3 winner Johannes Vermeer.
The project aims to increase the share of forest protection belts of farmland especially in EU countries that are or will be affected by aridity and drought phenomena
The Atacama Rally is famous among the world's best riders because of its toughness, extreme aridity and because it is one of the most unforgiving terrains that will make you pay a high toll even for the smallest mistake.
Pakistans agriculture and water sectors are reeling under negative impacts of global warming, particularly floods, erratic weather patterns, shifting and declining rainfall, depleting groundwater resources, expanding desertification and aridity, sea intrusion.
The alchemical mixture of three ingredients (cities, aridity, and a libertarian political outlook) makes the Great Basin a compelling place to study.
He describes Querry's journey from aridity to laughter as he moves through the dark night of the soul.
The Cornell researcher told reporters that modern America would certainly be challenged by such aridity, but that strategies could be found to cope.
The raising of Baran dam and rehabilitation of Marwat canal will transform the aridity into green revolution besides enabling the agriculture dependent population of the district to improve their livelihood", he maintained.