lee wave.

lee wave.

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  • lee wave — noun (meteorology) A stationary wave, sometimes dangerous to aircraft, set up under particular conditions in an airstream to the lee of a hill or mountain range over which air is flowing • • • Main Entry: ↑lee * * * lee wave, Meteorology. a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Lee wave — The wind flows towards a mountain and produces a first oscillation (A) followed by more waves. the following waves will have lower amplitude because of the natural damping. Lenticular clouds stuck on top of the flow (A) and (B) will appear… …   Wikipedia

  • lee wave — noun a standing wave generated on the sheltered side of a mountain by an air current …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Lee Kyu-Hyuk — (이규혁, also Lee Kyu Hyeok , born 16 March 1978 in Seoul) is a South Korean long track speed skater who specialises in the sprint distances 500 and 1000 metres and became world sprint champion in 2007, his first major international medal after a 13 …   Wikipedia

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  • Lee Tzu Pheng — was born (May 13,1946) and educated in Singapore. She has a Ph.D in English from the University of Singapore from where she has recently retired as a Senior Lecturer in its English Department. She has four volumes of poems to her name; of these,… …   Wikipedia

  • Lee Sang-Hwa — (born 25 February 1989) is a South Korean long track speed skater who specialises in the sprint distances. She is a World Championships medallist on the 500 metres, and on this distance she has also placed in the top three in World Cup events… …   Wikipedia

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