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windblown

1. (of trees, shrubs, etc.) growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
2. NZ (of trees) felled by the wind
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Conwy County Council cabinet member for the environment, Mike Priestley, said: "We have listened to what people have said - both about the nuisance effect of windblown sand at West Shore and the concerns about diminishing sand on the North Shore.
The ten-day, 100 kilometre trip of a lifetime encompasses some of the world's unique landscapes, from stony, flat expanses to windblown sand dunes.
Gritters spent yesterday dealing with road closures which became blocked by windblown snow.
Mike Hardy said: "It was interesting to note that the field is obviously much respected as the rubbish was all small and probably thrown from passing cars or windblown, like crisp packets, polystyrene food containers and drink bottles.
Coming in a Grade 304 stainless steel NEMA-4X enclosure, Magna-Power Electronics' water-cooled power supplies perform in hazardous environments with windblown dust and rain, splashing water, hose-directed water, and ice formation.
Covering the ends of the ice-and-water barrier or felt paper with drip edge ensures that windblown rain that gets under the shingles will run over the underlayment, not on the sheathing.
Soil wind erosion and windblown dust have long been a major concern within the Columbia Plateau of the Pacific Northwest.
We were frozen, soaked and windblown throughout the winter of 2005 into 2006.
He's so wrapped up in his thoughts during the windy day that he doesn't notice the mailman chasing after a windblown letter, and is barely aware of stopping a runaway baby carriage, catching dog thrown clear of a bicycle accident, or other strange occurrences happening all around him.
The bare zone is also far from any continents, which are a big source of windblown dust and other particles that drop into the sea.
Very much a cinematic study of the four basic elements, ``House'' is at its best when cinematographer Ricardo Della Rosa's cameras are marveling at the terrible beauty of windblown sand and star-splattered night skies.