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aeolian

[ē′ōl·ē·ən]
(meteorology)
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Then I awoke, and knew not whether to throw myself into the sea or to live on and make the best of it; but I bore it, covered myself up, and lay down in the ship, while the men lamented bitterly as the fierce winds bore our fleet back to the Aeolian island.
He hears the echoes of a horn in a hill country, in the Notch Mountains, for example, which converts the mountains into an Aeolian harp,--and this supernatural tiralira restores to him the Dorian mythology, Apollo, Diana, and all divine hunters and huntresses.
The Aeolian Islands, a popular tourist destination, had been cut off from the mainland since Monday but ferry services resumed on Wednesday.
Denise was a faithful member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Worcester where she found her spiritual connection through the music created by the phenomenal choir and the historically significant Aeolian Skinner organ which was installed at the church in 1933.
Summary: As I watch the sun set from my terrace on the west coast of Salina, one of Italy's Aeolian Islands, I marvel again that the stone headrest I am lying against is so inexplicably comfortable.
Sections in the region show phases of pedogenic calcrete development in aeolian sand.
Aeolian Dynamics LtdAAE and will be created in Ayia Anna in Larnaca and will consist of six wind turbines AaeVESTAS V-100AAE that will be able to generate 1.8MW(megawatt) of power.
The basement mineralisation appears to be associated with the contact zone between granite and gneiss, which microscopic studies show that the granite is alaskinite and the mineralisation is secondary carnotite, while the Red sand mineralisation identified is aeolian red sand.
Reverse Circulation infill drilling around ORXR1 also identified aeolian Red Sand hosted mineralisation with drillhole ORXR37 intercepting:
The remaining chapters address emergent issues such as military lands as spatial analogs for the army, Aeolian processes (such as dust storms) and military operations, infrastructure vulnerability and disaster response to a possible catastrophic earthquake on the Oregon coast, Vietnam and the long-term impacts of warfare on the physical landscape, stability operations and competing land claims in "post-conflict" Afghanistan and Iraq, the strategy and reality of China's growing economic and military power upon Taiwan, and ungoverned space in western Pakistan and the "Global War on Terror."
The Aeolian Company, for example, said of its player piano, "Let no one suppose that the Pianola is an automatic instrument, or that it produces 'mechanical music.' It does not play the piano.
Earthquake experts say a moderate temblor has struck in the sea near the Aeolian islands off Sicily.