storm center


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storm center

n.
1. The central area of a storm, especially the point of lowest barometric pressure within a storm.
2. A center of trouble, disturbance, or argument.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storm center - a center of trouble or disturbance
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
2.storm center - the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
References in classic literature ?
The storm center had shifted to the young man with the cane.
True, the wind itself tore our canvas out of the gaskets, jerked out our topmasts, and made a raffle of our running gear, but still we would have come through nicely had we not been square in front of the advancing storm center.
As always, properly-managed Windows hosts following best security practices are unlikely to get infected by this malware," a researcher for SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center wrote.
The number of profiles peaks at 875 km from storm center and decreases, as the horizontal span of a TC and the interacting environment infrequently spans larger than this size.
Macrosoft's Resources on Demand is the only commercially available storm center automation solution available in the marketplace.
Oval BA derives from a trio of white storms discovered in the 1930s, which merged to form a single storm center in 2000.
The Internet Storm Center, a group monitoring the level of malicious activity on the Internet, said the bug's discovery makes Apple users vulnerable to the 'drive-by downloads' which affect Windows operating system users.
The Internet Storm Center at the SANS Institute said an image it found, disclosed on the BugTraq security mailing list, only caused computers to crash in tests, but "we suspect that a working exploit is very close to widespread availability.
The net watchdog, the US Computer Emergency Reponse Center, and the security monitor, the Internet Storm Center, have issued warnings.
The HURDAT database consists primarily of 6-hour interval observations on storm center positions (latitude and longitude, in tenths of degrees) and wind speeds (knots, in 5-knot intervals) for tropical cyclones observed in the North Atlantic Basin dating back to 1886.
The best part is flying into the eye, or storm center.