Gust Front

Science / Weather / Gust Front: The leading edge of the cool, gusty surface winds produced by thunderstorm downdrafts. Sometimes confused with an outflow boundary.

Other Words for Front

Front Adjective Synonyms: frontage, forefront
Front Verb Synonyms: face, facade, facing, fore-part, anterior, obverse
Front Noun Synonyms: beginning, head, fore, vanguard, forefront, van

Other Words for Gust

Gust Noun Synonyms: puff, blow, wind, breeze, blast
Gust Adjective Synonyms: puff, blow, blast, surge, increase


Science / Weather / Gustnado: A weak, and usually short-lived, tornado that forms along the gust front of a thunderstorm, appearing as a temporary dust whirl or debris cloud. MORE

First Gust

Science / Weather / First Gust: Another name for the initial wind surge observed at the surface as the result of downdrafts forming the leading edge or gust front of a thunderstorm. MORE


Science / Weather / Katafront: A front where the warm air descends the frontal surface, except in the low layers of the atmosphere. MORE

Frontenac Gris

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Frontenac Gris: Recently developed cultivar by the Horticultural Research Center, Excelsior, Minnesota, USA. Ripens in mid-season with no detectable labrusca flavors. Is reported to be a light-red or grey skinned spo MORE

Markowitz Efficient Frontier

Business / Finance / Markowitz Efficient Frontier: The graphical depiction of the Markowitz efficient set of portfolios representing the boundary of the set of feasible portfolios that have the maximum return for a given level of risk. Any portfolios MORE

Minimum-Variance Frontier

Business / Finance / Minimum-Variance Frontier: Graph of the lowest possible portfolio variance that is attainable for a given portfolio expected return. MORE