levanter


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le·vant·er

 (lə-văn′tər)
n.
1. A strong easterly wind of the Mediterranean area.
2. Levanter A native or inhabitant of the Levant.

levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n (sometimes capital)
1. an easterly wind in the W Mediterranean area, esp in the late summer
2. (Peoples) an inhabitant of the Levant

levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n
Brit a person who bolts or absconds

le•vant•er

(lɪˈvæn tər)

n.
1. a strong easterly wind in the Mediterranean.
2. (cap.) levantine.
[1620–30]

levanter

a strong east wind in the Mediterranean region.
See also: Wind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.levanter - an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
east wind, easterly, easter - a wind from the east
References in classic literature ?
So that Monsoons, Pampas, Nor-Westers, Harmattans, Trades; any wind but the Levanter and Simoom, might blow Moby Dick into the devious zig-zag world-circle of the Pequod's circumnavigating wake.
I'm halfway through Ambler's The Levanter at the moment, one of his later books (1972), and it's nice to read about Middle Eastern tensions from 45 years ago (the more things change.
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They often get unpredictable mists, sometimes called Levanter fog which can descend in five minutes without warning.
Su analisis dinamiza el proceso al levanter represiones, incluso en posiciones recalcitrantes, lo que permite llegar a una lectura mas adecuada de lo reprimido y la defensa.
Outside, the Levanter wind that blusters through the bunting up and down Main Street is keeping the temperature down, although it's still too warm for a jacket.
One of the ensembles in the Club grouping is Levanter (pictured here), a neutral mixture of earthy greens and sandy beiges mixed with fluorescent yellow and green shades.
Segun los resultados se puede apreciar una fuerte debilidad en su organizacion, que se refleja por el bajo porcentaje obtenido en los indicadores "trabajo en equipo" y la "tecnologia de la informacion" y mas aun cuando los indicadores "investigacion y desarrollo" y "propiedad intelectual" que marcan con fuerza esta competencia basica, dan como resultado porcentajes bajisimos, concluyendo que lo que se queda en la organizacion no es el factor de exito critico fuerte para la empresa, dejando entrever una debilidad preocupante, donde los Directivos tienenque ponermucho masesfuerzo para levanter estos indicadores (ver figura 4).