bow wave


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This may be due to the motion of the host star plowing through the interstellar medium, like the bow wave from a boat crossing a lake.
The team's computer models suggest that air flowing over mountainous terrain produced a gravity wave that then propagated upward to the cloudtops, where the large bow wave was seen.
The marine mammals played in the bow wave of the lifeboat for several minutes before disappearing.
Meanwhile, not a single Army program made the list of the Pentagon's top 10 acquisition programs [measured by projected funding) leading up to the bow wave, McCormick noted.
The team programmed the aircraft to approach the basket from a certain position, but found that the bow wave moved the basket up and to the right far enough that the X-47B could not chase it.
There are few things more satisfying than casting a spinnerbait, watching as a mamma bass detaches herselffrom cover and at sustained speed, homes in on your offering, a bow wave pushing ahead just before the 'bump " that tells you she has flared those gaping gills and inhaled your bait.
Other experimental results indicated that the variation of the wave-front angle of the bow wave is rather systematic as shown in Fig.
Drive slowly - if you cause a bow wave it will drench your electrics.
Then a skilled water-skier skated by one-handed, the bow wave from the speed boat that pulled him sending ripples of waves towards the hundreds enjoying the free jazz, the warm evening air and the beautiful view.
The snapper, of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, said: "Out of the corner of my eye I caught sight of a black area of water about 15ft long which developed into a kind of bow wave.
Working with John in the 1970s was like being in the very bow wave of a new, proud, illuminating attitude which lifted sport way out of the toy department.