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virga

[′vər·gə]
(meteorology)
Wisps or streaks of water or ice particles falling out of a cloud but evaporating before reaching the earth's surface as precipitation. Also known as fall streaks; Fallstreifen; precipitation trails.

virga

Water that falls from clouds appearing as streaks but evaporating before it reaches the ground.
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When Virga presented Karl Lagerfeld with a doll that resembled him in 2009, it instantly became a fashion statement.
Resa fertile dallo Spirito Santo, diede vita nel suo grembo materno ad un nuovo fiore di carne umana (32)." Un ragionamento simile si trova in un trattato pseudo-agostiniano piu o meno contemporaneo che si propone di mostrare la relazione etimologica tra virga (virgulto) e virgo (vergine), un gioco di parole che sarebbe diventato uno dei preferiti della mariologia medievale (33).
Fensom (51.37 percent) held his seat against Shalene Grover (30.98 percent) and Gerard Matthew Virga, Jr., (17.64 percent) for Seat 10.
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It is noteworthy that this feature usually only manifests later in September when very high clouds are often visible with their so-called virga rain below them, but not a drop on the ground.
Donn Bailey, Edith Stone and Virga Baltrusiunas have been appointed.
V-VI), senala que etimologicamente en latin "tallo" o "vara" (virga) suena casi igual que "virgen" (virgo), con una sola letra de diferencia, por lo cual del tallo (vara) deriva virgen.
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Michael Virga: This is a nationwide effort to spread the word about compost; that compost is a key component of building healthy soil needed to grow sustainable local food that helps local communities.
"In terms of organics recycling, it's a pretty common fact that if you look at food residuals as a feedstock for the compost manufacturing industry, it's an enormous resource," said Michael Virga, executive director of the U.S.