blizzard wind

雪暴风

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  • Blizzard — Bliz zard (bl[i^]z z[ e]rd), n. [Cf. {Blaze} to flash. Formerly, in local use, a rattling volley; cf. to blaze away to fire away.] A gale of piercingly cold wind, usually accompanied with fine and blinding snow; a furious blast. [U. S.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blizzard of 1977 — Snow drifts made travel difficult in parts of New York (February 7, 1977), shown is the city of Buffalo …   Wikipedia

  • Blizzard of ’77 — Schneeverwehungen erschwerten den Verkehr in Teilen New Yorks. (Aufnahme vom 7. Februar 1977). Der Blizzard of ’77 oder auch Great Lakes Blizzard war ein meteorologisches Ereignis in Nordamerika. Bei diesem Blizzard, der vom 28. Januar 1977… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blizzard — A blizzard is a severe winter storm condition characterized by low temperatures, strong winds, and heavy blowing snow Blizzards are formed when a high pressure system, also known as a ridge, interacts with a low pressure system; this results in… …   Wikipedia

  • Blizzard watch — A Blizzard Watch is an advisory issued by the National Weather Service of the United States which means winds greater than convert|35|mph|kn km/h|0, mixed with falling or blowing snow, and visibilities of convert|1/4|mi|km|1 or less is forecast… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Blizzard warning — A Blizzard Warning is an advisory issued by the National Weather Service of the United States which means winds of 35 mph (56 km/h) or greater, mixed with heavy snow is forecast for a period of 3 hours or more. A blizzard tends to reduce… …   Wikipedia

  • blizzard — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blizzard — blizzardy, blizzardly, adj. /bliz euhrd/, n. 1. Meteorol. a. a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold. b. a heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area. 2. an inordinately large amount all at one time; avalanche: a… …   Universalium

  • Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …   Wikipedia

  • wind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. twist, [en]twine; coil, curl, spiral; bandage, loop; enfold, in fold; wreathe, roll; crank, reel; sinuate, meander, wander. See convulsion, deviation, rotation. n. See wind. II Current of air Nouns… …   English dictionary for students

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