Science / Weather / Snowfall: The rate at which snow falls, usually expressed in inches of snow depth over a six hour period.


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Bernarde: Variety grown in the Valais region of Switzerland. Has the premier synonym name Prie Blanc where grown in the Valle d'Aosta, Italy. In this latter region it is used to produce a sought after wine, 'Bl MORE

Thunder Snow

Science / Weather / Thunder Snow: A wintertime thunderstorm from which falls snow instead of rain. Violent updrafts and at or below freezing temperatures throughout the atmosphere, from surface to high aloft, discourage the melting of MORE

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF)

Science / Weather / Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF): A forecast of rainfall, snowfall or liquid equivalent of snowfall. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Platonic: In common usage, people often use the word 'platonic' to mean 'intellectual rather than physical.' Thus, a Platonic love-affair is one in which the couple is attracted to each other for mental or psyc MORE