prevailing wind


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prevailing wind

[pri′vāl·iŋ ′wind]
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HOLE 5 - PAR 3 White 197, Yellow 171 This is played into the prevailing wind but the flat green holds few terrors.
In some cases whilst adding 15-20% on development cost, changing turbines more suited to the prevailing wind conditions could more than double the annual output of a project without dramatically increasing the dimensions of the turbine.
The building's external form is justified in response to detailed wind modelling to reduce the negative force of the site's prevailing wind.
THE James Fanshawe-trained Prevailing Wind was a major eyecatcher in the 6f maiden at Newmarket last night, and on fast ground I'd take him to beat the highly regarded winner Captain Brilliance if they meet again in the not-too-distant future.
Levels varied according to whether the GM field was upwind or downwind of the non-GM field, given the direction of the prevailing wind over the flowering period of the crop.
Situate a 90-degree or quarter-circle mini-sprinkler on the side of the tree from which the prevailing wind blows.
The birds also position their bodies to tack, as a sailboat does, moving at an angle to the prevailing wind direction, he says.
Employees and facility designers aware of prevailing wind directions can also play a part by confining "loading and unloading procedures to the downwind side of storage piles," according to the Albuquerque guidelines.
It is the only hole on the front nine normally played into the prevailing wind and can play anything from a sand wedge to six-iron depending on pin position and strength of the wind.
The prevailing wind blows left to right, off the water, forcing you to hit out over the rocks and surf and have faith that the breeze will blow the ball back into play.
Cllr Phillip Morris-Jones (Con, Fosse) said it was not commonly accepted as the best direction for aircraft take-offs and landings because the prevailing wind is westerly.
Still, a strong prevailing wind constantly blows in the direction of more open and more productive technology: LAN-free backup becoming server-less then NDMP-standardized, virtualization increasing capacity utilization and vendor-neutral capacity assignment.