Clear Air Turbulence

Science / Weather / Clear Air Turbulence: Name given to turbulence that may occur in perfectly clear air without any visual in warning in the form of clouds. It is often found in the vicinity of the jet stream where large shears in the horizontal and vertical are found, although this turbulence is not limited just to jet stream locale. Other areas where it may occur include near mountains, in closed lows aloft, and in regions of wind shear. May be referred to as CAT.

Other Words for Air

Air Noun Synonyms: atmosphere, ambience, aura, climate, feeling, sense, mood, quality
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Other Words for Clear

Clear Adjective Synonyms: unclouded, cloudless, sunny, fair, sunlit, fine
Clear Verb Synonyms: exonerate, absolve, acquit, excuse, forgive
Clear Synonyms: unencumbered, free, net
Clear Adverb Synonyms: distinctly, clearly, starkly, perceptibly, discernibly, understandably, prominently
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Impaired Capital

Business / Finance / Impaired Capital: A bond portfolio strategy whose goal is to eliminate the portfolio's risk, in case of a general change in the rate of interest, through the use of duration. MORE

High-Wing Airplane

Technology / Aviation / High-Wing Airplane: a monoplane with the single supporting surface mounted on top of the fuselage. MORE

Helmet Hair

Technology / Motorcycle / Helmet Hair: Wearing a motorcycle helmet tends to mess up one's hair. Removing the helmet usually leaves hair sticking out in all directions. This is called helmet hair. It can be minimized by use of special skull MORE

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