hot wind

hot wind

[′hät ¦wind]
(meteorology)
General term for winds characterized by intense heat and low relative humidity, such as summertime desert winds or an extreme foehn.
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The hot wind beating in my face made me think--without any connection that I can trace of a summer day in Kentucky, of a meadow that seemed as big as the ocean to the very little girl walking through the grass, which was higher than her waist.
Was it only the hot wind that wrung from him these demonstrations of discomfort?
Now and again they asked some question of the Eaters of Flesh across the river, but all the news was bad, and the roaring hot wind of the Jungle came and went between the rocks and the rattling branches, and scattered twigs, and dust on the water.
The green growths in the sides of the ravines burned up to broken wires and curled films of dead stuff; the hidden pools sank down and caked over, keeping the last least footmark on their edges as if it had been cast in iron; the juicy-stemmed creepers fell away from the trees they clung to and died at their feet; the bamboos withered, clanking when the hot winds blew, and the moss peeled off the rocks deep in the Jungle, till they were as bare and as hot as the quivering blue boulders in the bed of the stream.
The clouds of white dust that blew up the street, the gusts of hot wind that withered his vegetable garden, never disturbed his calm.
A hot wind knocked him senseless and red fire singed his fur.
How many a time had he longed for that moment and thought of her far away under hot winds and in weary marches, gentle and happy, kindly ministering to the wants of old age, and decorating poverty with sweet submission-- as he saw her now.
In the driest season, it resisted the hot winds; this, he explained, was the result of his knowing how to prepare his seed bed and when to plant --moisture could be retained if the soil was handled scientifically.
Going GOOD TO FIRM (Watered; 7.4) Weather Sunny, hot Wind Almost nil Star performer Desert Encounter (6.50) came from last to first to win his second Group 3 of the month Eyecatcher Recondite (7.50) posted a strong effort in defeat and is open to more improvement after just five starts Dividends and spread make-ups Placepot PS198.10 to a PS1 stake.
The hot wind forced the people to remain indoors during mid day.People rushed to UPS and Solar installation shops to cope up with hot weather as an alternative to electricity supply.
TPO waterproof membrane joints are welded using hot wind, and the joints have high peeling strength.
The Korean Central News Agency reported that Choe stressed the need for officials and agricultural workers to 'raise the hot wind of scientific farming dynamically.