belat

belat

[bā′lät]
(meteorology)
A strong land wind from the north or northwest which sometimes blows across the southeastern coast of Arabia and is accompanied by a hazy atmosphere due to sand blown from the interior desert.
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chink of belat atte Mtw Indeed, the only time there was any chink of light was when Benitez belatedly recalled he had attended a Hillsborough Memorial Service at Anfield two years ago.
Jerry Pennington of Van Nuys said he still remembers flipping back and forth between the Super Bowl and CNN a few years ago, when he saw that a soldier had been killed in Belat, Iraq, the town where his son, Wes, was stationed.
The agency then classified these banks according to their financial condition and the financial capacity of their shareholders into four groups as follows: Bank Beku Operasi or BBO (frozen banks); Bank Belat Kegiatan Usaha or BBKU (frozen banks): Bank Take Over or BTO (taken-over banks); and Bank Peserta Rekapitalisasi (recapitalized banks).