true wind

true wind

[′trü ′wind]
(meteorology)
Wind relative to a fixed point on the earth.
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Footprints in the snow White sheets like drifts Sliding cars and black ice And the price of petrol is coming down I see the spring shoots They are holding back to bloom The election campaign is in full swing And dreams are unfolding true Wind and snow Are knocking at doors and windows Love can chase away the fear Move on and hold on to faith And there is lots of good news about So let's celebrate and smile.
This provided what may be the first direct measurement of the true wind speed of the jet stream, which was clocked at about 300 to 450 mph (500 to 720 kilometers per hour) -- much faster than anyone previously thought.
Today Shepley Band has evolved into a true wind band with a wide-ranging repertoire.
It then uses a built-in GPS system to convert the apparent wind to true wind speed and direction, displaying it for the operator's review.
Discreetly miked in this remarkable acoustic (such true wind clarity, and space for string tone to bloom), all the dynamic nuances and eloquent colourings of a reading which otherwise might have impressed for technical brilliance alone came through.
Frequency of differences between single measurements of the wind direction averaged over 3 hours and 2 minutes; since the true wind direction or the sign of the deviations have no meaning, only the magnitude of the difference is analysed Difference Frequency, % Johvi Vilsandi Voru <6[degrees] 37 42 31 6[degrees]-15[degrees] 35 35 33 16[degrees]-40[degrees] 20 18 23 >40[degrees] 8 5 13
Wind: Combines analog and digital measurements, and calculates both apparent and true wind speed and direction.
Wind Conversion--provides three-way conversion of true wind, measured (relative or apparent) wind and desired ship's heading/speed.
B&G's race pedigree means that it; has always been strong on graphics but the new Wind Plot screen now shows recent trends in true wind speed and true wind direction in B&G's classic Wind Plot format, allowing simple correlation of wind speed and wind shifts.
This means that the Firm is 68% confident that the true wind speed at the location is between 14.