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col

1. Geography the lowest point of a ridge connecting two mountain peaks, often constituting a pass
2. Meteorol a pressure region between two anticyclones and two depressions, associated with variable weather

col

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(geology)
A high, sharp-edged pass occurring in a mountain ridge, usually produced by the headward erosion of opposing cirques.
(meteorology)
The point of intersection of a trough and a ridge in the pressure pattern of a weather map; it is the point of relatively lowest pressure between two highs and the point of relatively highest pressure between two lows. Also known as neutral point; saddle point.

Col

(astronomy)

COL

On drawings, abbr. for column.

col

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An area of almost uniform pressure between two highs and two lows. No isobars define its boundary. The two isobars on two low-pressure sides have the same value. However, isobars on anticyclonic sides have equal value but at one interval higher. Also referred to as saddleback shape.
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With the 2009 vintage, fruit from the young estate vineyard, then in just its third leaf, began to play an important role in the blend for Col Solare, comprising 13% of the blend.
Each subsequent vintage of Col Solare will also carry the Red Mountain designation, which requires that at least 85% of each wine be sourced from Red Mountain.
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Meanwhile, Col Henry experienced a secondary emergency when his nausea caused him to throw up the chocolate pudding he had eaten at the beginning of the sortie.
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Col 4: In brackets, percentage of pupils absent or disapplied in that test.
In fiscal 2012, COL spent approximately $157 million, $126 million, and $138 million on dividends, pension contributions and capital expenditures which were in line with the averages of $152 million, $122 million and $138 million over the past four years, respectively.
Fitch expects COL to continue significant share repurchase activity in fiscal 2013, which should remain COL's largest cash distribution focus over the next several years.
The COL will provide necessary guidance and academic support to AIOU, which had declared 2013 as the year of Quality assurance.
Under the MoU, COL will provide overall guidance in implementing the COL.
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Following officers and men have been awarded with Tamgha-i-Basalat, Lt Col Adil Rehmani, FF, Lt Col Obaid Ullah Anwar, NLI, Lt Col Sikandar Sultan, FF, Lt Col Shoaib Bin Akram, FF, Maj Afaq Ahmad (Shaheed), Punjab, Maj Muhammad Amir Shahzad (Shaheed), AD, Maj Khalid Nawaz, Sind, Maj Yasar Zaka, FF, Maj Khurum Ahsan, AK, Capt Mohsin Shiraz Abbasi, FF, Capt Nasir Naseer, FF, Lt Atta Ur Rehman (Shaheed), Punjab, Lt Syed Irtaza Abbas Gardezi (Shaheed), Punjab, Lt M.