Hudson Bay Low

Science / Weather / Hudson Bay Low: An area of low pressure over or near the Hudson Bay area of Canada that often introduces cold air to the north central and northeast United States.

Other Words for Low

Low Adjective Synonyms: short, squat, little, small, stubby, stumpy, stunted, low-lying
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Mainstream Flow

Science / Marine Biology / Mainstream Flow: The flow in a part of the fluid (e.g., in a tidal creek) that is well above the bottom or well away from a surface and essentially not under the influence of the boundary layer (see boundary layer). MORE

Lowsiding

Technology / Motorcycle / Lowsiding: Lowsiding occurs when a motorcycle falls over and drops the rider to the ground. Some riders have been known to deliberately drop their bikes to avoid an accident. This is usually a bad idea since fal MORE

Lowland

Science / Geology / Lowland: A relatively flat area in the lower levels of regional elevation. MORE

Make Allowance (Or Milk Manufacturing Marketing Adjustment)

Business / Agriculture / Make Allowance (Or Milk Manufacturing Marketing Adjustment): The margin between the government support price for milk and the CCC’s purchase price for butter, nonfat dry milk, and cheese. This margin is administratively set to cover the costs of 'making' milk MORE

Marshmallow

Entertainment / Bowling / Marshmallow: A soft hitting ball; ineffective ball. MORE

Mean Low Water (MLW)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Low Water (MLW): A tidal datum. The average of all the low water heights observed over the National Tidal Datum Epoch. For stations with shorter series, comparison of simultaneous observations with a control tide stat MORE

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