Straight-Line Winds

Science / Weather / Straight-Line Winds: Any surface wind that is not associated with rotation. An example is the first gust from a thunderstorm, as opposed to tornadic winds.

Straight-Line Depreciation Method

Business / Accounting / Straight-Line Depreciation Method: The depreciation method in which the cost of an asset is allocated equally over the periods of an asset's estimated useful life. MORE

Straight-Line Depreciation

Business / Accounting / Straight-Line Depreciation: Depreciating something by the same (ie. fixed) amount every year rather than as a percentage of its previous value. Example: a vehicle initially costs $10,000. If you depreciate it at a rate of $2000 MORE

Straight-Line Method

Business / Finance / Straight-Line Method: Amortizing or apportioning an equal dollar amount of depreciation in each accounting period. MORE

Straight-Line Winds

Science / Weather / Straight-Line Winds: Any surface wind that is not associated with rotation. An example is the first gust from a thunderstorm, as opposed to tornadic winds. MORE

Wasatch Winds

Science / Weather / Wasatch Winds: Strong winds blowing easterly out of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, sometimes reaching speeds greater than 75 miles per hour. MORE

Trade Winds

Science / Marine Biology / Trade Winds: Persistent winds at low latitudes in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, blowing toward the west and the equator MORE

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