- a sky filled with a regular pattern of altocumulus clouds somewhat resembling the skin of a mackerel
- (anatomy) The milk-secreting organ of female humans and other mammals which includes the mammary gland and the nipple or teat; a breast; an udder.
- Another term for mama or mother.
noun Mesocyclone (Plural: Mesocyclones)
- an area of vertical atmospheric rotation in supercell thunderstorms, which signals the threat of a possible tornado.
- layer of the Earth's atmosphere that is directly above the stratosphere and directly below the thermosphere
- Of or pertaining to meteorology; meteorologic
- The trip was postponed because the conditions were so bad.
- predicting what the weather will be.
- The science that deals with the study of the atmosphere (or weather) and its phenomena, especially with weather and weather forecasting.
- The study dealing with the phenomena of the atmosphere. This includes not only the physics, chemistry, and dynamics of the atmosphere, but is extended to include many of the of the direct effects of the atmosphere upon the earth's surface, the oceans, and life in general. The goals often ascribed to meteorology are the complete understanding, accurate prediction, and artificial control of atmosphereic phenomena. A distinction can be drawn between meteorology and climatology, the latter being primarily concerned with average, not actual, weather conditions. Meteorology may be subdivided, according to the methods of approach and the applications to human activities, into a large number of specialized sciences.
- (meteorology) a strong downdraft, of less than 2.5 miles in diameter, that can cause damaging winds
- A small, local region having a unique pattern of weather or weather effects.
- The on the south side of a building may differ from the one on the north, so that different plants may thrive.
- The coastal hills are home to many different microclimates.
- The portion of meteorology dealing with the observation and explanation of smallscale weather and weather forecasting for a local area up to several kilometers in diameter.
- (uncountable) Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.
verb to mist
- It was difficult to see through the morning mist.
- (countable) A layer of fine droplets or particles.
- There was an oily mist on the lens.
- To form mist.
- It's misting this morning.
- To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.
- I mist my tropical plants every morning.
- To cover with a mist.
- The lens was misted.
- (context, of the eyes) To be covered by tears.
- My eyes misted when I remembered what had happened.
- A strong cold north-west wind in southern France and the Mediterranean.
- 1973, The had been blowing for three days now and the sea showed more white than blue " Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise
- Slightly wet.
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 3.
- : Thales, the founder of this type of philosophy, says the principle is water (for which reason he declared that the earth rest on water_, getting the notion perhaps from seeing that the nutriment of all things is ,
- About to cry.
- Any of a number of winds associated with regions where most rain falls during a particular season.
- Tropical rainy season when the rain lasts for several months with few interruptions.
- The rains themselves.
- Entire meteorological systems with such characteristics.
- A meteorological phenomenon also known as a lunar rainbow or white rainbow, well documented at Cumberland Falls near Corbin, Kentucky, Victoria Falls in Africa as well as other places such as Yosemite National Park.
- Known as the "Niagara of the South," the 125-foot wide curtain of water is dramatic day or night. But it's only at night during a full moon that you can see the " http://parks.ky.gov/resortparks/cf/ Cumberland Falls Resort (Kentucky) State Park.
adjective (comparative muggier, superlative muggiest)
- Of the weather, air, etc, humid or hot and humid