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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATABATIC» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catabatic
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATABATIC»
Discover the use of catabatic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to catabatic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Dante's "Commedia" and the Poetics of Christian Catabasis
My first proposition regarding literary uses of the catabatic theme is that texts
dealing with the land of the dead are really talking about the land of the living.
Filtering the world through a doctrinal religious prism, the otherworld of a
Lee Foust, 2008
Agroecology: Ecological Processes in Sustainable Agriculture
This heating and drying process is called catabatic warming and is responsible
for the familiar rain shadow effect. Winds caused by catabatic warming occur
commonly in the winter along east- facing slopes of the Sierra Nevada and Rocky
Stephen R. Gliessman, Eric Engles, 1998
Classica Et Mediaevalia
propriate than that the Cumaean Sibyl should receive the Golden Bough that is
essentially Aeneas' passport to the infernal regions in the catabatic cave - her
other "home", tecta Sibyllae, belonging to the Avernian cult of the chthonic
Dansk Selskab for Oldtids- og Mi, Holger Friis Johansen, 1996
The Antarctic Dictionary: A Complete Guide to Antarctic English
katabaticadjective. [Seekatabatic wind.] Of great strength. 1972Aurora. The
officialjournal ofthe ANARE club [Melbourne] Apr: 13. A roaring, catabatic blast of
approval and relief sweeps the gathered throng.
Bernadette Hince, 2000
Myth and Philosophy in Plato's Phaedrus
In particular, the theme of a descent to the underworld — KcxTotpotolg, a “going
down” — was a well-established one in both the Greek and Near Eastern
mythological traditions.l2 Plato's intimate familiarity with the catabatic genre is
Daniel S. Werner, 2012
The Dead Sea: The Lake and Its Setting
3) the local sea breeze of the Dead Sea, whose mechanism is similar to that of
the Mediterranean Sea breeze, and 4) the catabatic winds at the Dead Sea,
which develop when the slopes of the hills surrounding the Dead Sea cool down
Tina M. Niemi, Zvi Ben-Avraham, Joel Gat, 1997
Downward airflow from high ground (catabatic cooling) produces winds until
slightly after daybreak. Before flight, aeronauts may release small gas balloons to
detect winds aloft. Once airborne, the only way to discover what's happening ...
Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher
Winds The wind patterns already mentioned above are those associated with the
large-scale circulation of highs and lows and the gusty winds of convective lifting.
Other breezy events of interest to alpinists are catabatic winds and foehn, ...
Mark Houston, Kathy Cosley, 2004
Reign of the Quisling-Rodents
Reign of the Quisling-Rodents tells of the gradual bane of a society to perdition which is not so much due to its dehumanizing physical quality as it is to a collective consciousness which is rooted in apocalyptic rapacity.
Cryosols: Permafrost-Affected Soils
In these conditions, higher temperature and orographic and catabatic winds
increase evaporation (Brutsaert, 1982; Khromov and Petrosyants, 1994). 2.3.
Geogenic factors An analysis of geogenic factors indicates a drastic decrease in
John Kimble, 2004
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATABATIC»
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The Last Flight of Dean Potter
Plus, evening often brings so-called catabatic winds — cold mountain air falling down the cliff face like water, drawing a wingsuit unpredictably ... «Men's Journal, May 15»
Backyard backcountry: Sierra Nevada overnight hiking
... a Gossamer The One tent, also about a pound and an ultralight and a Catabatic sleeping bag rated for 20 degrees and weighing around 25 ... «Reno Gazette Journal, Jul 14»