Science / Weather / Frontal Passage: It is the passage of a front over a specific point on the surface. It is reflected by the change in dew point and temperature, the shift in wind direction, and the change in atmospheric pressure. Accompanying a passage may be precipitation and clouds. May be referred to as 'fropa.'
Passage Adjective Synonyms: movement, moving, going, transition, transit, traversal, traverse, progress, crossing, passing
Science / Weather / Pre-Frontal Squall Line: A line of thunderstorms that precedes an advancing cold front. MORE
Science / Weather / Pre-Frontal Trough: An elongated area of relatively low pressure preceding a cold front that is usually associated with a shift in wind direction. MORE
Life Style / Poetry / Purple Passage: Lines that stand out from a longer poem because of their vivid diction or figures of speech, and perhaps because of the agitated flush that rises in the face of someone trying to recite it. MORE
Science / Biology / Frontal Lobe: The lobe of the cerebral cortex that is responsible for motor activity, speech, and thought processes. MORE
Life Style / Travel / Passage Contract: Detailed terms of responsibility and accountability found in the cruise ticket. MORE