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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Other danger clubs include the defending champions Warkworth, who They recovered from a wet start and last week's shock defeat at Bedlington with a comprehensive 157-run victory over Clara Vale, Billy Pringle top-scoring with 119 and skipper Doug Potts contributing a very useful 74 in their 305-6, and Cramlington.
The weekend got off to a wet start on Saturday with a persistent drizzle and this affected visitor numbers said Mr Evans.
Dehayes, who has tended the lush turf at the Hippodrome de la Touques, as it is known locally, for 19 years, says: "During that time we've never had such a wet start to a meeting.
A wet start to April coupled with an intense three-hour period of heavy rain on Thursday afternoon caused water to sit on the surface.
A Met Eireann spokesman said: "There will be wet start to Wednesday as the rain continues to spread north-eastwards.
The fact that in the last 24 hours we have had an inch of rain - that's a third of the month's rainfall in the first week - signals a very wet start to September.
COVENTRY Stadium' s stock car season got off to a wet start as torrential rain from mid-way through the meeting made driving conditions far from easy.
THE going at York was yesterday eased to good to firm from firm after a wet start to the May meeting-a trend which may continue today.
The LGA suggested the particularly cold and wet start to the winter could also be taking its toll on the number of people visiting the shops.
THE cold, wet start to the summer appears to have hit chicks of robins and thrush species such as blackbirds and song thrushes, wildlife experts said.
IT may have been a wet start to the Bank Holiday but it didn't stop thousands of people having a good time.