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virga

[′vər·gə]
(meteorology)
Wisps or streaks of water or ice particles falling out of a cloud but evaporating before reaching the earth's surface as precipitation. Also known as fall streaks; Fallstreifen; precipitation trails.

virga

Water that falls from clouds appearing as streaks but evaporating before it reaches the ground.
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In this second chapter of the Virga saga, Schroeder takes a different approach, with mixed reactions from the critics.
For Virga, now director of school improvement initiatives for Montgomery County, this is the best part of Family Learning Night.
8220;This program has changed the lives of many teenagers in Miami-Dade that may not ordinarily recognize their full potential by learning how they could successfully start their own business,” said event sponsor Vince Virga.
You can work up a sweat and burn calories without worrying about getting a black eye or breaking a bone with cardio kickboxing," Virga said of the cardio kickboxing gym that will serve residents of San Diego, Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch and UTC.
Funding from the federal government for these types of programs is analogous to virga, rain that falls from the sky but evaporates before it hits the ground,'' McCammon plans to tell the House Government Reform Committee.
1) The National Enquirer: Thirty Years off forgettable Images, photos edited by Charles Melcher and Valerie Virga, text by David Keeps (Talk Miramax Books, $45), sports pix of Liberace, Rock Hudson, Martina Navratilova, and nongay notables.
24:17: "Orietur stella ex Jacob, et consurget virga de Israel.
Blueport Commerce's deep understanding of how to transact considered purchases online has allowed us to offer our customers a best in breed online experience," commented Vinnie Virga, President of Flooring America.
For months since acquiring the building late last September, our management and leasing team led by Farrell Virga and Jason Vacker worked intensely and literally round the clock marketing the property to attract either multiple tenants or a single user--efforts which ultimately resulted in this successful coup with WeWork," said Leslie Himmel.
Garth Pottruff, Virga Baltrusiunas, Edith Stone, Patrick Newstead, and Jamie Kent were appointed to the Tourism Advisory Committee.
Two of the plaintiffs, Hany Girgis and Vince Virga, founded SGIS in 2002 out of their own homes using personal savings.
It's important to take a moment each year to salute exemplary performance by our members, said Vinnie Virga, president of Flooring America.