northeaster


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northeaster

a strong wind or storm from the northeast

northeaster

[nor′thē·stər or nȯ′rē·stər]
(meteorology)
A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.

northeaster

A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.
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A Northeaster was approaching, so we had bundled up in jeans and sweatshirts and were sitting up against the sea wall for protection from the breeze.
The 1962 Ash Wednesday Storm, the most destructive northeaster of the twentieth century, destroyed or damaged hundreds of houses from northern Florida to Massachusetts.
stats to the northeaster storm that cancelled flights and caused power
Millay's language courses so strongly, we hardly notice its deft turns: "tuned," a momentary musical figure, and "like a ton of spray," the simile sending a northeaster within inland woods and driving her thought oceanward.
A picture on the front page of The Metro Section on Tuesday with an article about flooding caused by the recent northeaster showed an antiques shop in Ridgefield, Conn.
A northeaster had sent temperatures plunging a few days before, but the minute we stepped aboard, the clouds peeled back, and blue skies and bright sunshine took center stage for the weekend.
The folks of Daniels County in northeaster Montana love their history.
Government flood insurance is so "compassionate" that the program didn't even raise my premiums when, just four years after I built my house, a two-day northeaster swept away my first floor.
Some of these organizations offer certification in the field, such as the certified fraud examiner (CFE) designation, in its Forensic Accounting Graduate Certificate Program, Northeaster University features information on corporate governance and ethics, investigative strategies, and requirements for courtroom appearances, among other topics.
He further attested that the patient's symptoms should have alerted each of the attending physicians to the possibility of Lyme disease as a differential diagnosis to be ruled out, particularly when 75% of Lyme disease cases come from seven northeaster states, including Massachusetts, where the patient had been camping shortly before becoming symptomatic.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The Woman's Bible (Boston: Northeaster University Press, 1993).

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