desert wind


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desert wind

[¦dez·ərt ′wind]
(meteorology)
A wind blowing off the desert, which is very dry and usually dusty, hot in summer but cold in winter, and with a large diurnal range of temperature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The fires still rage hours after the strikes, fanned by the dusty desert wind.IS had conquered vast territories in Syria and Iraq," the commander explains, referring to the jihadist's lightning cross-border assault in the summer of 2014.They seized ammunition and weapons from the army and all of this ended up being transferred to their last bastion," he adds.
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In the opening, "Desert Wind," we are immediately immersed in the composer's signature style, free flowing and improvisatory, and tinged with jazz and pop/rock elements.
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As Shaheed Benazir puts, in her own immortal words: 'As History's pendulum swung, The desert wind calls, Marvi calls, A call, The desert wind carries, Children:hear the desert wind, Hear it whisper, Have faith, We will win.
Kaymer, a two-time major winner, escaped with a bogey after finding water on the par-three sixth hole, while a run of five birdies on the final eight holes was marred only by another dropped shot on 16 as the early-starting players found it easier to score low before a desert wind whipped up in the afternoon.