Weather

  • 1 Weather — Weath er, n. [OE. weder, AS. weder; akin to OS. wedar, OFries. weder, D. weder, we[^e]r, G. wetter, OHG. wetar, Icel. ve[eth]r, Dan. veir, Sw. v[ a]der wind, air, weather, and perhaps to OSlav. vedro fair weather; or perhaps to Lith. vetra storm …

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  • 2 Weather — Weath er, a. (Naut.) Being toward the wind, or windward opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc. [1913 Webster] {Weather gauge}. (a) (Naut.) The position of a ship to… …

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  • 3 Weather — Weath er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Weathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weathering}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air. [1913 Webster] [An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the air To weather his broad… …

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  • 4 weather — [weth′ər] n. [ME weder < OE, akin to ON vethr, Ger wetter < IE base * we , * awe , to blow > WIND2, OSlav vedro, fair weather] 1. the general condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place, with regard to the temperature,… …

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  • 5 weather — (n.) O.E. weder, from P.Gmc. *wedran (Cf. O.S. wedar, O.N. veðr, O.Fris., M.Du., Du. weder, O.H.G. wetar, Ger. Wetter storm, wind, weather ), from PIE *we dhro , weather, from root *we to blow (see WIND (Cf …

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  • 6 Weather or No — is a one act comic opera, styled a musical duologue , by Bertram Luard Selby with a libretto by Adrian Ross and William Beach. It was produced at the Savoy Theatre from 10 August 1896 to 17 February 1897 as a companion piece to The Mikado , and… …

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  • 7 weather — ► NOUN 1) the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards temperature, wind, rain, etc. 2) (before another noun ) denoting the side from which the wind is blowing; windward. Contrasted with LEE(Cf. ↑lee). ► VERB 1) wear away or change… …

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  • 8 weather — weath‧er [ˈweDə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] if a company, business etc weathers a difficult situation, it manages to come through it safely: • Small businesses were less able to weather the recession. • The company has weathered the slump better than …

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  • 9 Weather — assisted migration blizzaster climate porn Fogust geomythology gigantic jet Marchuary megacryometeor …

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  • 10 Weather — Weath er, v. i. To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather. [1913 Webster] The organisms . . . seem… …

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  • 11 weather — [n] atmospheric conditions climate, clime, elements; concepts 522,524 weather [v] endure acclimate, bear the brunt of*, bear up against*, become toughened, brave, come through, expose, get through, grow hardened, grow strong, harden, make it,… …

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  • 12 weather — index atmosphere, bear (tolerate), endure (last), endure (suffer), erode, maintain ( …

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  • 13 Weather — Cold weather redirects here. For the 2010 film, see Cold Weather (film). Weather systems redirects here. For the Andrew Bird album, see Weather Systems. For the geological process, see Weathering and Erosion. This article is about the atmospheric …

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  • 14 weather — weath|er1 W2S1 [ˈweðə US ər] n [: Old English; Origin: weder] 1.) [singular, U] the temperature and other conditions such as sun, rain, and wind ▪ What s the weather like today? ▪ a period of unusually hot weather ▪ The weather turned bitterly… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 weather — weatherer, n. /wedh euhr/, n. 1. the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc. 2. a strong wind or storm or strong winds and storms collectively: We ve had some real weather this spring. 3. a… …

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  • 16 weather — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, excellent, fair, fine, glorious, good, great, ideal, lovely, nice, p …

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  • 17 weather — 1 noun 1 (singular, uncountable) the temperature and other conditions such as sun, rain, and wind: the weather: What was the weather like on your vacation? | hot/wet/cold etc weather: a spell of very dry weather | weather forecast (=a report… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 weather — n. 1) to forecast, predict the weather 2) (good) beautiful; clear, fair; dry; fine, good, nice, pleasant; mild; seasonable weather 3) (bad) atrocious, bad, beastly, bleak, foul, gloomy, inclement; threatening; ugly weather 4) (rainy) cloudy,… …

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  • 19 weather — weath|er1 [ weðər ] noun uncount *** the conditions that exist in the atmosphere relating to temperature, PRECIPITATION (=rain, snow, etc.), and other features: Unsettled weather will continue through the weekend. We couldn t paint the outside… …

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  • 20 weather — n. & v. n. 1 the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, cloudiness, dryness, sunshine, wind, and rain etc. 2 (attrib.) Naut. windward (on the weather side). v. 1 tr. expose to or affect by atmospheric changes, esp.… …

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