wet start

wet start

A faulty start of a gas turbine engine in which ignition fails to take place or a self-sustaining RPM is not achieved. The unburned or burning fuel is ejected from the tailpipe.
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A spokesman for netweather.tv said: "After a bright start in the east, Scotland and Northern Ireland have a wet start to the working week.
The wet start to Fusion long forgotten, it had everyone dancing and heading off into the night ready to continue the party.
Looks like we have a wet start to the week for many areas east of the Rockies, and frontal boundaries will help produce plenty of disruptive weather.
It's been a wet start to Friday across Coventry and Warwickshire - but will that remain the case throughout the day?
Coral's Harry Aitkenhead said: "We've had a soaking wet start to August and the forecasts are showing no let-up over the next week or so.
The main reason was a wet start to the summer and being up against last year's heatwave-fuelled surge in booze and barbecue food sales.
A damp spring and wet start to summer has put pressure on a number of other soft drinks business, including Irn Bru maker AG Barr, which warned over profits last week.
IT will be a wet start to the summer holidays, but by the end of the weekend conditions will start to brighten up.
THE wet start to the summer has sent ice cream, beer and burger sales plummeting compared to this time last year as shoppers turned to soup to cope with the unseasonable conditions, supermarket sales figures show.
The second edition of an ever Bridgnorth Open House arts trail has been hailed a success by organisers, with visitor numbers competing with its inaugural launch despite a wet start last Saturday and Sunday.
The second ever Bridgnorth Open House Arts Trail has been hailed a success by organisers, with visitor numbers competing with its inaugural launch despite a wet start. More than 25 householders opened up their homes to the public along the trail, which took visitors on a route through some of the town's oldest buildings.
Examiner weatherman Paul Stevens tweeted: "Another wet start to the day.