white squall


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white squall

n.
A sudden squall occurring in tropical or subtropical waters, characterized by the absence of a dark cloud and the presence of whitecapped waves or broken water.

white squall

n
(Physical Geography) a violent highly localized weather disturbance at sea, in which the surface of the water is whipped to a white spray by the winds
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But those chaps there are worse yet --they are your white squalls, they.
Before Medley, he served as founding managing partner of White Squall Capital Partners and CastleHill Investment Management, as well as founding partner of FriedbergMillstein's credit strategies business.
"White Squall: Sailing the Great Lakes" is comprised of the words of the men and women who survived the storms, here showcased are the dangers and triumphs, the ghosts and mysteries, the daredevil risks and losses, spanning the worlds of Native journeys, wars on the lakes, early canoe travel, schooner work, yacht racing, steamer travel, and the great bulk carriers.
6 WHITE SQUALL (1996) JEFF BRIDGES stars as Captain "Skipper" Sheldon in director Ridley Scott's movie based on a true story about teenage boys on an ill-fated voyage on a school sailing trip.
But it was the plight of the crews of the Corsair and the aptly named White Squall that would make the most headlines.
His supervisor Archie (Jon Gries, Napoleon Dynamite), teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories: a down and out boxer (Ricky Schroder, NYPD Blue, Silver Spoons, The Champ) is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin (Rick Hoffman, Suits, Battleship) kidnaps three people in order to find out who hired him for his latest hit; a new recruit (Bart Johnson, High School Musical) is initiated into a lodge of fez-wearing businessmen where hazing can take a malevolent turn; and a member of a suicide club (Jason Marsden, Boy Meets World, White Squall) introduces real fear into a man about to jump to his death.
I guess that's why White Squall looked like The Perfect Storm meets an Abercrombie & Fitch catalog.
He was cast in the 1995 big-screen thriller Crimson Tide and the 1996 film White Squall. He then landed a role in horror flick I Know What You Did Last Summer.
Christopher Sheldon, the courageous sailing captain and teacher whose tragic true story was recounted in the movie White Squall, was an active trustee with the Institute of General Semantics from the mid-1950s until his death in 2002.
The vessel, which is known for its role in films such as Bounty, starring Mel Gibson, Blue Lagoon and Ridley Scott's White Squall, was built in 1911 and is over 100ft long and 90ft tall from the waterline.
Though Matchstick Men has significantly less spectacle than some of his other movies, which include Blade Runner, Legend, Thelma and Louise, White Squall, GI Jane and Hannibal, he bridles when he recalls someone describing it as 'a small movie'.
MONDAY White squall ITV/10.30pm/** RIDLEY Scott's good looking drama concerns 13 teenagers who set out for the sailing trip of a lifetime in the Caribbean - little anticipating the terrible storm brewing on the horizon and the harrowing inquest awaiting the survivors back on dry land.