small canister, ABC type
Matches in a waterproof container
Plastic storage containers
Shut-off wrench, to turn off household gas and water
Map of the area (for locating shelters)
- Storm surge
The onshore rush of sea or lake water caused primarily by the high winds that are associated with a landfalling hurricane, typhoon, or tropical cyclone and secondarily by the low pressure of the storm. The term tidal surge is often mis-used to describe storm surge, but a storm surge is independent of the usual tidal […]
A condition in which the visual axes of the eyes are not parallel and the eyes appear to be looking in different directions. In divergent strabismus, or exotropia, the visual axes diverge. In convergent strabismus or esotropia, the visual axes converge. The danger with strabismus is that the brain may come to rely more on […]
- Strabismus surgery
Surgery for strabismus, a condition in which the visual axes of the eyes are not parallel and the eyes appear to be looking in different directions. The concern is that the brain may come to rely more on one eye than the other and that the part of the brain circuitry connected to the less-favored […]
1. An injury to a tendon or muscle resulting from overuse or trauma. 2. A hereditary tendency that originated from a common ancestor. 3. To exert maximum effort. 4. To filter.
1. (adjective) Narrow or confined. As in straitjacket. 2. (noun) A narrow passageway. As in the pelvic strait.