Dust Devil

Science / Weather / Dust Devil: A small, rapidly rotating column of wind, made visible by the dust, dirt or debris it picks up. It usually occurs in arid or semi-arid areas and is most likely to develop on clear, dry, hot afternoons in response to surface heating.

Other Words for Devil

Devil Noun Synonyms: Satan, Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub, Asmodeus, Abaddon, Apollyon, Belial, Lord of the Flies, prince of darkness, spirit of evil, evil spirit, cacodemon or cacodaemon, evil one, wicked one, archfiend, Fiend, deuce, Clootie, Old Harry

Snow Devil

Science / Weather / Snow Devil: A small, rotating wind that picks up loose snow instead of dirt (like a dust devil) or water (like a waterspout). Formed mechanically by the convergence of local air currents. May be called a snowspou MORE

JA Prestwich Industries Ltd (JAP)

Technology / Motorcycle / JA Prestwich Industries Ltd (JAP): English engine manufacturer. Engines were produced for motorcycles such as Brough Superior, Triumph, and HRD Motorcycles (the forerunner of Vincent Motorcycles). Founded in 1903 by John A Prestwich, t MORE

Key Industry

Business / Finance / Key Industry: An industry that plays a critical role in a nation's economy. MORE

Lipper Mutual Fund Industry Average

Business / Finance / Lipper Mutual Fund Industry Average: The average level of performance for all mutual funds, as reported by Lipper Analytical Services. MORE

Major Industry

Business / Finance / Major Industry: Each company is classified by its primary business. MORE

Infant Industry Argument

Business / Finance / Infant Industry Argument: The category describing a company's primary business activity. This category is usually determined by the largest portion of revenue. MORE