a U.S. National Weather Service advisory of sustained winds, over coastal and inland waters, with speeds of 20–33 knots (23–38 mph, 10–17 m/sec). Regional NWS offices have discretion over the choice of the lower limit.
an advisory of potentially dangerous sea surface conditions, as high swells, that are not directly related to local winds, accompanied by the reason for the advisory.
Compare advisory (def 4).
noun 1. See under cranberry (def 1). noun, plural cranberries. 1. the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarpon (large cranberry or American cranberry) or V. oxycoccus (small cranberry or European cranberry) used in making sauce, relish, jelly, or juice. 2. the plant […]
adjective, smaller, smallest. 1. of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box. 2. slender, thin, or narrow: a small waist. 3. not large as compared with others of the same kind: a small elephant. 4. (of letters) lowercase (def 1). 5. not great in amount, degree, extent, duration, value, etc.: […]
noun 1. elm bark beetle (def 1).
- Smaller muscle of helix
smaller muscle of helix small·er muscle of helix (smô’lər) n. A band of oblique muscular fibers that cover the ridge that runs from the helix backward and that divide the concha auriculae.