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leste

[′les·tā]
(meteorology)
Spanish nautical term for east wind, specifically the hot, dry, dusty easterly or southeasterly wind which blows from the Atlantic coast of Morocco out to Madeira and the Canary Islands; it is a form of sirocco, occurring in front of depressions advancing eastward.

leste

A hot, dry, easterly wind off the Madeira and Canary islands.
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Foram considerados tres diferentes posicionamentos dos sensores de radiacao solar global: a leste, oeste e no topo do dossel.
Petro-Mekong Corp Sdn Bhd, which has been involved in gas pipeline projects in the region, has been instrumental in promoting the plan for landing the gas on Timor Leste.
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Having just returned from Viequeque in Timor Leste, where The Body Shop has been supporting a children's educational centre, I have been examining how we, as an Australian business, can best support the economic development of this wonderful and traumatized country.
Prosecutorial archives were destroyed, the new Police Force of Timor Leste (PNTL) disintegrated, the courts were placed out of action, and prisoners were released.
The European Commission has begun to deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the presidential elections in Timor Leste (East Timor), scheduled for 9 April.
While there has been concerted effort to study the lives of female academic faculty in terms of class (Dews, Leste and Leste, 1995), race (hooks, 1989, Williams, 1994) and sexuality (Mintz & Rothblum, 1997), relatively little of this attention has been devoted to the female ex-patriate experience.
During these tough times, investors remain focused on the big markets in Brazil and Mexico and on the highly traded stocks--such as Tele Norte Leste and Telefonos de Mexico--because everybody wants to be able to sell if things get even rougher.
com/research/07914f/offshore_oil_and_g) has announced the addition of the "Offshore Oil and Gas in Timor Leste - Production, Drilling, Rig Activity and Expenditure" report to their offering.
But the under-22 squad ended its campaign with a 2-1 victory over Timor Leste Thursday UM Arena Stadium in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur.
Yet, although these inherently asymmetric power relations between Timor Leste and its 'well-meaning big brothers' have received more critical analysis in recent writings (e.
On 28 November 1975, the President of FRETILIN (Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor--Frente Revolucionaria de Timor Leste Independente) unilaterally declared independence.