Outflow

Science / Weather / Outflow: Also referred to as an outflow boundary, it is the outward flow of air from a system, such as a thunderstorm. It is the result of cold downdrafts and its passage includes a wind shift and temperature drop.

Cash Outflows

Business / Accounting / Cash Outflows: The initial cost and other expected outlays associated with an investment. MORE

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. MORE

Divergence

Business / Finance / Divergence: Payments from fund or corporate cash flow. May include dividends from earnings, capital gains from sale of portfolio holdings and return of capital. Fund distributions can be made by check or by inves MORE

Macroburst

Science / Weather / Macroburst: A large downburst with an outflow diameter of 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) or larger and damaging winds. MORE

Mesohigh

Science / Weather / Mesohigh: A small, concentrated area of high pressure that may be created by the cold outflow and rain-cooled air from thunderstorms. It often forms a pseudo cold front or squall line on its leading edges. MORE

Scud

Technology / Aviation / Scud: A low, foglike cloud layer. MORE

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