true wind

true wind

[′trü ′wind]
(meteorology)
Wind relative to a fixed point on the earth.
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Sponsored by True Wind Capital, the company is a newly organised blank check company led by Adam H.
30 August 2017 - An affiliate of US-based private equity firm True Wind Capital Management, LLC has closed the acquisition of US-based software and marketing services provider ARI Network Services, Inc.
Teams seemed to have chosen a top target speed somewhere above 40 knots, and then sailed surprisingly deep angles on the downwind legs--up to 160[degrees] off the true wind.
has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of True Wind Capital Management, LLC, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies.
To help fund the acquisition, THE SWITCH has announced an equity investment from True Wind Capital that will support the company's next phase of growth.
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.
Because rotors are incorporated onto the wing, all OBG systems incorporate rigid wings, and because these systems are capable of presenting the rotors with apparent wind speeds several times greater than the true wind, the rotors can be sized substantially smaller than conventional turbines.
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.
Every ground-school graduate knows how to compute a magnetic heading using true airspeed, magnetic variation, true wind velocity and the leg's true course.
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.