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  1. Winds

    Winds is a Norwegian neo-classical/progressive metal band formed in 1998. The music is largely influenced by classical music, with Andy Winter's piano work and Carl August Tidemann's guitar solos, often the central focuses. The lyrics are written by Andy Winter, and deal mostly with astral and existentialist philosophy.

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  1. winds

    Local or peculiar.--Trade-winds occur within and beyond the tropical parallels. They are pretty regular in the North Atlantic, as far as 5° N., where calms may be expected, or the south-east trade may reach across, depending on the season; but when near land they yield to the land and sea breezes. Thus at 10° N. the land-breeze will be at E. from 11 P.M. until 6 A.M., then calm intervenes up to 10 A.M., when the sea-breeze sets in, probably W., and blows home fresh. Yet at 20 miles off shore the trade-wind may blow pretty strong from N.E. or E.N.E.--The harmattan is a sudden dry wind blowing off the coast of Africa, so charged with almost impalpable dust that the sun is obscured. It sucks up all moisture, cracks furniture and earthenware, and prostrates animal nature. The rigging of vessels becomes a dirty brown, and the dust adhering to the blacking cannot be removed.--The tornado lasts for a short time, but is of great force during its continuance.--The northers in the Gulf of Mexico, or off the Heads of Virginia, are not only very heavy gales, but are attended with severe cold. On a December day, off Galveston, the temperature in a calm was at sunset 86°. The norther came on about midnight, and at 8 A.M. the temperature had fallen to 12°, and icicles were hanging from the eaves of the houses. The Tiempo di Vendavales, or southers of Western America, is an opposite, blowing heavily home to the coast. The taifung of China, or typhoon of the Indian seas, is indeed precisely similar to the hurricane of the West Indies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winds in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Tom Burton:

    It’s very complex with the tide and the current, together with the shifting winds inside Guanabara Bay, and having big mountains surrounding it, like Sugarloaf, it’s quite complex, only having one day on each of the courses, you’ve really got to perform.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stay calm inside! You will then see that outside storms of life, even the most terrible ones, will turn into soft winds.

  3. Alistair McLean:

    Mountains and favorable prevailing winds combine to create some of northern Scandinavia's most cloud-free skies.

  4. Michelle Wu:

    This has a potential to be a historic storm, a huge one, we are expecting as much as 18 to 24 inches of snow and 40 to 50 mile per hour winds. This is likely to be an intense, dangerous storm, with heavy snow, high winds and whiteout conditions.

  5. Alan Dunham:

    No matter what it's going to be, it will be a significant impact between the snow and winds and the bitter cold on Sunday into Monday, people should be getting out there and getting those roofs cleared this afternoon.

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    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
    • A. sheath
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. wavering
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