eye wall

eye wall

[′ī ‚wȯl]
(meteorology)
A zone at the periphery of the eye of the storm where winds reach their highest speed.
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"If this storm is 30 miles offshore, that means the Carolina coast does, in fact, get the eye wall. It may not get the center of the eye, but who cares?
At least 32.1 percent of the studied group had suffered closed globe injuries - those where eye wall had not ruptured - while the rest had open globe injuries, involving perforating trauma to one or more layers of the eye.
Caroline said: "As you'll see in episode seven, Josh decided we were going to drive into the eye wall, the violent ring right around the eye of the hurricane, and at the last minute decided we weren't in the right position, and had to get in the car and drive even though it was a really dangerous move.
Bright: Red eye wall deacutecor by Umasqu, seahorses and lobster by Studio Roof, pillow by My Friend Paco, velvet pouf stool by Greengate Europe, and vases by Asiatides.
A Taiwanese typhoon Facebook page suggested that after striking the Marianas, Yutu is entering an eye wall replacement cycle of mature typhoons and if the replacement is successful, it is possible it could reach peak intensity again, with the next two days being key.
"Yong radius niya from the eye wall hanggang doon sa pinakadulo is 450 km.
* Lamellar laceration: Partial thickness wound of the eye wall.
Which of the following is NOT a tunic of the eye wall?
Scientists on board the aircraft collected meteorological data in both the eye of the storm and the surrounding eye wall.
The storm that killed at least 21 in Greece last week was a "rare tropical-like storm" that grew in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and even developed an eye wall like a hurricane, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.
The eye wall of the storm has now reached the outlying island
The "eye wall" of the hurricane is responsible for the heavy winds that cause havoc.