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atmosphere

atmosphere

/ˈætməsˌfɪɹ/
noun
the different types of gases that surround the earth or other planets
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A new home I spent a month at Moor House, in an atmosphere of warm friendship.

Burning biogas to make electricity is a way to harvest those gases before they enter the atmosphere.

And once the helium is in the atmosphere it easily escapes into space.

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cloudy

cloudy

/ˈkɫaʊdi/
adjective
with a lot of clouds; covered with clouds; full of clouds
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How do ants form the sort of cloudy entity that is a colony?

Places where the pollutants turn the water into a cloudy plastic soup.

But her solution was cloudy, as though it was full of solid particles.

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to flood

to flood

/ˈfɫəd/
verb
to become covered or filled by water
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It's flooded, from the king tides.

I had no clue this house flooded and the seller nor the realtor disclosed it.

That's the same Miami that floods during high tide.

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to freeze

to freeze

/ˈfɹiz/
verb
(of the weather) to be very cold
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The smile froze on Mr. Rochester's lips, and his face went white. '

We might as well freeze our asses off.

What they do is they basically freeze the employment contract.

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hurricane

hurricane

/ˈhəɹəˌkeɪnz/, /ˈhɝəˌkeɪn/
noun
a very strong storm in the Caribbean, with winds moving in a circle, which can cause damage
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And while California has earthquakes, Texas has hurricanes.

That's a B billion in averaged Analyzed losses from flooding, hurricanes and earthquakes.

Hurricanes bring high winds and treacherous rainfall.

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lightning

lightning

/ˈɫaɪtnɪŋ/
noun
a bright flash, caused by electricity, in the sky or one that hits the ground from within the clouds
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I'm no better than the great tree hit by lightning at Thornfield,' he said.

Twitter's ability to amplify messages at lightning speed has also made it a useful tool for social movements.

Apple charges a fee to license their Lightning port.

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to pour

to pour

/ˈpɔɹ/
verb
to rain heavily and in a large amount
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And he poured himself a drink. '

Cathy poured him a glass of water. '

If you hear anything, it's pouring rain right now.

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rainfall

rainfall

/ˈɹeɪnˌfɔɫ/
noun
the amount or the event of rain falling in a particular area in a given time
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Excessive rainfall can dilute the salt in the water, which could kill the oysters.

It's hot, there's little rainfall, no humidity, and the soil?

And the taste of the saffron depends on the rainfall, temperature, and soil.

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snowfall

snowfall

/ˈsnoʊfɑɫ/
noun
the amount of snow that falls from the sky, or the time when it starts to snow during a period of time
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A glacier forms when Winters snowfall exceeds Summer melting.

You want a fresh snowfall.

But he still rode out during a heavy snowfall to mark trees for cutting on his property.

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tornado

tornado

/tɔɹˈneɪˌdoʊ/
noun
a strong and dangerous type of wind, which is formed like a turning cone, usually causing damage
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Why does she have a vision of a tornado coming?

There is no super-tornado, it's just, it's not a thing.

They call me the tornado chaser.

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avalanche

avalanche

/ˈævəˌɫæntʃ/
noun
large amounts of snow falling from mountains
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But a storm or avalanche changes the landscape in the blink of an eye.

But I really felt that we could really honor the avalanche in live action.

It's like a green avalanche.

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blizzard

blizzard

/ˈbɫɪzɝd/
noun
a storm with heavy snowfall and strong winds
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Imagine blizzards in Florida, Brazil, Kenya!

And it's a blizzard outside.

Was he caught in a blizzard?

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drought

drought

/ˈdɹaʊt/
noun
a long period of time when there is not much raining
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And with continuing droughts and climate change, this harvest could become even more rare.

Droughts and bug infestations, for example, are common and can easily decimate a country's harvest.

Texas heat has led to terrible droughts and wildfires in the state, just like in California.

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forecast

forecast

/ˈfɔɹˌkæst/
noun
a prediction of what will happen such as a change in the weather
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But then by the time it got to the United States and all over Western Europe, the forecasts were very different.

So getting that forecast right, how much product do you need?

Cloud gaming is projected to be less than 2 percent of the forecast total games market by 2023.

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typhoon

typhoon

/ˌtaɪˈfun/
noun
a tropical storm with violent winds moving in a circle, occurring in West Pacific Ocean
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Typhoons are ones that happen in the northern West Pacific Ocean.

Essentially, you fly airplanes above the tropical areas where hurricanes and typhoons form.

They are not like typhoon.

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acid rain

acid rain

/ˈæsɪd ɹˈeɪn/
noun
rain containing a great deal of acidic chemicals, caused by air pollution, which can harm the environment
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A cap and trade program to reduce acid rain pollution -- it worked!

You can’t have acid rain if you don’t have an atmosphere.

That's a little bit of acid rain and fallout.

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centigrade

centigrade

/ˈsɛntəˌɡɹeɪd/
adjective
related to or using a temperature scale on which water boils at 100° and freezes at 0°
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So when we talk about 1.5 centigrade increase.

But that's 4 or 5 centigrade increase in the North Pole.

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cyclone

cyclone

/sɪˈkɫoʊn/
noun
a violent storm with winds moving in circles
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That was a cyclone, and it could blow trees and people and buildings away.

And when a cyclone came, people went down into their cellars and stayed there.

There's a cyclone coming,' he called to Aunt Em and Dorothy. '

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downpour

downpour

/ˈdaʊnpɔɹ/
noun
a brief heavy rainfall
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Others are scrambling to save livestock and bracing for more downpours.

Webspinners can easily drown if a downpour floods their gallery.

There's a torrential downpour outside, so we couldn't do our conclusion outside.

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Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

/ˈfɛɹənˌhaɪt/
adjective
related to or using a temperature scale on which water boils at 212° and freezes at 32°
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Magcargo Magcargo's body temperature is roughly18,000 degrees fahrenheit.

The surface of the sun is about 9,940 degrees fahrenheit.

- Currently, in Seattle, it's 57 degrees fahrenheit with cloudy skies.

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frost

frost

/ˈfɹɔst/
noun
a weather condition during which the temperature drops below the freezing point and thin layers of ice are formed on the surfaces
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There is frost and snow on his tree, and he cannot get up into it.

We get better results in the wintertime because of the lower humidity, because the frost takes out the humidity.

Frost quakes are pretty rare outside the polar regions, but they’re not totally unheard of.

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monsoon

monsoon

/mɑnˈsun/
noun
a period in the summer during which wind blows and rain falls in India or other hot South Asian countries
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This pushed the monsoons south again, closer to where they are now.

Right, but my point is that weak monsoons can be devastating to agriculture in Asia.

It was monsoon, we were really high in the mountains.

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heat wave

heat wave

/hˈiːt wˈeɪv/
noun
a period of hot weather, usually hotter and longer than before
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9 of the 10 deadliest heat waves in recorded human history have occurred since the year 2000.

The film was shot in Bangkok in the middle of a heat wave.

They experienced it as this heat wave where they don't have money to afford air conditioning.

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humidity

humidity

/hjuˈmɪdəti/
noun
the quality or condition of being humid
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It might be 100-degree heat, 80% humidity.

It's hot, there's little rainfall, no humidity, and the soil?

We get better results in the wintertime because of the lower humidity, because the frost takes out the humidity.

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mist

mist

/ˈmɪst/
noun
a thin cloud of tiny drops of water or condensed vapor close to the ground or a water surface
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You get a facial toner, eye cream, moist towelette, sleep oil, and a pillow mist.

So you're trying to find that edge on the ice and just shave a fine mist.

It's usually just a puff of moisture and mist.

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thunder

thunder

/ˈθəndɝ/
noun
the loud crackling noise that is heard from the sky during a storm
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The rain beat down, and crashes of thunder filled the stormy sky.

A strong wind was now blowing and there was a loud crack of thunder.

Suddenly there was a terrible crash of thunder, and the branch of a tree fell on to the roof.

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vapor

vapor

/ˈveɪpɝ/
noun
extremely small drops of liquid in the air, resulted from the heating of the liquid
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The reaction produces an electrical current and releases water vapor as a byproduct.

It's more like a vapor, full of fine chemical dust.

The liquid water absorbs some heat from our bodies and some water molecules turn into vapor.

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torrent

torrent

/ˈtɔɹənt/
noun
a powerful stream of water or other liquid that moves very fast
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I have to use this umbrella to protect myself from the torrent of illegal leaks.

Pathway's a bog, and the road's a torrent.

Ultimately, the torrent of discoveries coming out cosmic ray research was amazing.

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to shower

to shower

/ˈʃaʊɝ/
verb
to rain or snow as if in a shower
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I finally showered, after a couple of days.

Now I'm going to shower and put some makeup on.

I did finally shower.

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celsius

celsius

/ˈsɛɫsiəs/
noun
Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
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Baking everything at over 800 degrees Celsius burns away the bamboo, leaving a column of salt.

Two to 4 degrees Celsius cooler, to be exact.

You'll heat up to about 1,650 degrees Celsius.

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