stationary front


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stationary front

n.
A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density.
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A stationary front will help trigger scattered rain and thunderstorms from the Great Plains to the East Coast.
In his weather report for SET News Channel, Wu said that according to the latest model by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), a stationary front has returned to the waters off of northern Taiwan today.
The surface analysis chart depicted a stationary front located across central Arizona with a high-pressure system over northern Utah.
Meanwhile, the National Weather Service reports that the wet pattern will continue for central and south Texas as moisture overrides a stationary front hugging the western Gulf coast.
The first is a stationary front because, well, it's not moving.
This study first inquires how raining clouds during the Changma period, which have the distinct properties of having a stationary front in large scale, differ from summer rainfall clouds in non-Changma periods.
When a shotshell is fired, the initial shock of the rear of the shot charge pushing against the still stationary front pellets causes setback crush.
The agency said unstable atmospheric conditions would continue as southerly warm and humid air flowed into a stationary front near the Honshu main island and colder air flowed upward.
Kudos to set designer Mike Roberts and crew for producing a beautiful stationary front deck of the cruise ship complete with multiple levels and beautiful railings around the perimeter.
Therefore, while examining "Spring Handbag for Cobblestone (stationary front)," for instance, I felt disinclined to dissect the distorted figures, staring eyes, aimless limbs, and allusions to other paintings, and felt even more reluctant to seek out the imagery referenced in the title's surplus of nouns.
Tropical air surged northwest from the Atlantic Ocean as a stationary front located over the Mid-Atlantic remained over the area between June 23 and June 27, 2006.