chubasco


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chubasco

[chü′bä‚skō]
(meteorology)
A severe thunderstorm with vivid lightning and violent squalls coming from the land on the west coast of Nicaragua and Costa Rica in Central America.
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He has painted small, highly detailed street scenes of the urban landscape—kung-Fu studios or the El Chubasco bar in Echo Park—as well as neo-Pop canvases that combine politically charged text—shout-outs to Grover Norquist and Ruth Bader Ginsburg—with images of Homer Simpson and Mickey Mouse.
The 48-foot Chubasco /// gargled its way up to the dock behind Nassau's colorful straw market.
This affects sales of PanOptx's Velocity CV series of frames -- including the Raptor CV, Sirocco CV, Diablo CV, Kona CV, Gust CV, Convertible CV, Solano CV, Bora CV, Churada CV, Whirlwind CV and Chubasco CV -- as well as the Warrior product lines -- including the Warrior V-Zero Ballistic and Warrior Tactical models.
Ernie Prieto in Granada Hills has seen both sides of the situation as a salesman at Bob Sands Fishing Tackle in Van Nuys and a deckhand aboard the Chubasco out of Long Beach Sportfishing.