Beau’s line (bōz)
Transverse depressions on the fingernails occurring after trauma such as severe febrile disease, malnutrition, or coronary occlusion.
a male given name. Contemporary Examples The match took place on the final day of the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, at the Beaufort Polo Club. Kate’s $500 Wellington Boots Tom Sykes June 17, 2012 Historical Examples The old sarcophagi and heavy tablets of the historic Beaufort families stood side by side with plain wooden crosses. […]
- Beaufort scale
a scale of wind forces, described by name and range of velocity, and classified as from force 0 to force 12, or, sometimes, to force 17. a scale of the states of sea created by winds of these various forces up to and including force 10. Historical Examples The classification of winds, here stated, is […]
- Beaufort sea
a part of the Arctic Ocean, NE of Alaska. Historical Examples It rises in the northwestern part of Canada, takes a northerly course and flows into Beaufort Sea. Roy Blakeley’s Silver Fox Patrol Percy Keese Fitzhugh When this is staked out, pioneering shall be no more, or Amundsen must find for us a dream-continent in […]
a blue and yellow damselfish, Pomacentrus leucostictus, inhabiting shallow waters off Bermuda, Florida, and the West Indies.