gustiness


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gustiness

[′gəs·tē·nəs]
(meteorology)
A quality of airflow characterized by gusts.
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The extent of injury to a plant species will depend upon windspeed, abrasive flux, duration of exposure, size, shape, and density of the abrasive material; growth stage and condition of the plant; growing conditions; and gustiness of the wind (Skidmore 1966).
The $7 million research project, carried out by the engineering department at the University of Western Ontario, is significant because it will be the first ever in which a full-sized mock building will be put through simulations of the gustiness and variability of real wind.
Tattelman (1975) studied gustiness and wind speed range as a function of averaging time interval and mean wind speed.
It is smart, sharp andcosmopolitan, acity with a certain type of gustiness to it.
z] depends primarily on the turbulence parameter (n) and on the "vertical gustiness factor," defined as the ratio between mean vertical eddy velocity and mean wind velocity (Sutton, 1947b).
Using high resolution topographic data, the AIR model also accounts for surface friction, gustiness, and elevation and slope effects.
Chan-hom is carrying maximum sustained winds of 120km/h near the centre and gustiness of up to 150km/h.
Moreover, Yolanda reportedly generated a gustiness of 379 km per hour.
The Black Voices singers are all of the very highest ability and it's always good to hear that gospel sincerity and gustiness in a jazz club setting.
The evacuation of residents was fast-tracked because of the impending arrival of Typhoon Noul, a 300 kilometre-wide storm with sustained winds of 140kph near the centre and gustiness of up to 170kph, said Pama, adding the typhoon was expected 220 kilometre east of Virac Catanduanes, in the Bicol region on Saturday morning
They have to realise in this business you need that gustiness and determination to fight back.
Typhoon Hagupit, Ruby was cited on Friday 500 kilometre east of Borongan, Eastern Samar with winds 215 kilometre per hour near the centre and gustiness of 250km/h.