the wavelike effect, characterized by severe updrafts and downdrafts, that occurs when rapidly flowing air encounters the steep front of a mountain range.
(meteorol) a stationary wave sometimes formed in an air stream on the leeward side of a hill or mountain range
[lee-wey] /ˈliˌweɪ/ noun 1. extra time, space, materials, or the like, within which to operate; margin: With ten minutes’ leeway we can catch the train. 2. a degree of freedom of action or thought: His instructions gave us plenty of leeway. 3. Also called sag. Nautical. the amount or angle of the drift of a […]
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- Le factor
LE factor n. Any of the antinuclear immunoglobulins that are in the plasma of persons with disseminated lupus erythematosus.
- Le fanu
/ˈlɛfənjuː/ noun 1. (Joseph) Sheridan. 1814–73, Irish writer, best known for his stories of mystery and the supernatural, esp Uncle Silas (1864) and the collection In a Glass Darkly (1872)