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The direction of an outcrop of a layer, vein, fold, or other kind of geologic feature. Also known as direction.
The general drift, tendency, or bent of a set of statistical data as related to time or another related set of statistical data.
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As it pertains to meteorology, it is the forecast for the next two hours. It is added to some METARs (meteorological aeronautical radio).
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