a road on which only emergency stops are permitted.
(Brit) a stretch of road on which motorists may stop only in an emergency
an area at the end of a runway over which an aircraft taking off makes its initial climb: it is under the control of the airport
a plant, Pilea pumila, of the nettle family, having drooping, green flower clusters and smooth stems.
a moth having wings mostly devoid of scales and transparent, especially any of the family Aegeriidae, many species of which are injurious to plants. noun any moth of the family Sesiidae (or Aegeriidae), characterized by the absence of scales from the greater part of the wings. They are day-flying and some, such as the hornet […]
- Clear-air turbulence
atmospheric turbulence, sometimes severe, occurring in air devoid of clouds or other visible indicators that turbulence might be present. Abbreviation: CAT. clear-air turbulence (klîr’âr’) Atmospheric turbulence that occurs under tranquil and cloudless conditions at high altitudes near jet streams, mountain ranges, and developing storm systems. It subjects aircraft to strong updrafts and downdrafts.
free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness; light: a clear day. transparent; pellucid: clear water. without discoloration, defect, or blemish: a clear complexion; a clear pane of glass. of a pure, even color: a clear yellow. easily seen; sharply defined: a clear outline. distinctly perceptible to the ear; easily heard: a clear sound. free from hoarse, […]