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buran

[bü′rän]
(meteorology)
A violent northeast storm of south Russia and central Siberia, similar to the blizzard.

Buran

 

(Turkic), a snowstorm with a strong wind and a low air temperature. The term “buran” is used, for the most part, in the Asiatic part of the USSR (Siberia and Kazakhstan).

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Apart from the two shuttles in the hangar, the Buran space program produced one completed vehicle.
The only operating aircraft that can carry a comparable amount of weight is the Antonov An-225 Mriya, which was built for the Soviet Buran space shuttle program.
Head teacher Lucie Buran said: "We had a wonderful Harvest Festival celebration.
The yard space is anchored by a 30 foot mural designed by local artist Eli Van Buran depicting a woman whose figure is partially transformed into a guitar.
The multichannel dust collector (buran) with dusty gas flow vertical rotation axis includes a hopper and a system of serially linked closed-loop curved channels connected thereto with a curved slot [1].
GIANT SPACECRAFT TRANSPORTED: The giant mockup of former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics' (USSR) Buran Spacecraft was transported from Gorki park in central Moscow to somewhere else.
Summerland easily achieved the target scoring 38 runs for the loss of just one wicket in 3.3 overs as Furkhan and Buran scored 15 runs each.Other results: Thattai Hindu Community 28 for 5 in 6 overs (Nilesh 10) lost to MAC Super 7 29 for no losss in 3.1 overs (Sanosh 16) by 6 wkts.
"Igor Volk, a cosmonaut and hero of the Soviet Union, gave a talk at the conference and lamented the cancellation of the Buran space shuttle project, of which he was head of the training programme.
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Le taekwondoiste marocain Issam Chernoubi avait gagne la medaille d'or de la categorie - 80 kg, en battant en finale, par 6 points a 1, le Tunisien Oussama Oueslati, samedi a la salle sportive Edip Buran a Mersin.
Mersin (Turquie) - Le taekwondoiste marocain Issam Chernoubi a remporte la medaille d'or de la categorie - 80 kg, en battant en finale, par 6 points a 1, le Tunisien Oussama Oueslati, samedi a la salle sportive Edip Buran a Mersin (Sud de la Turquie) dans le cadre des 17es Jeux mediterraneens qui se deroulent du 20 au 30 courant.
Buran, president and CEO of the company, said: "One of our core values is integrity so we are honored to be recognized as a company that maintains the highest levels of financial transparency and integrity."