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blizzard

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A wind, over 50 kph, which whips up particles of ice and dry, powdery snow, reducing visibility to less than 200 m. See Poulos et al. (2002) Weather & Fcst 17, 5.

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Blizzard

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

English: variant of Blissett, altered by folk etymology under the influence of the vocabulary word blizzard.

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blizzard

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 99 words.

A storm of blowing snow with high winds and low temperatures. Blizzards are a notable climatic feature of the northern

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blizzard

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 94 words.

A storm of blowing snow with high winds and low temperatures. Blizzards are a notable climatic feature of the northern

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blizzard

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 99 words.

A storm of blowing snow with high winds and low temperatures. Blizzards are a notable climatic feature of the northern and central parts of the USA in winter, and are related to depression...

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blizzard

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 101 words.

A storm of blowing snow with high winds and low temperatures. Blizzards are a notable climatic feature of the northern and central parts of the USA in winter, and are related to depression...

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Blizzard, Robert John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 164 words.

Born 31 May 1950; s of late Arthur Blizzard and Joan Blizzard; one s one d

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Cuby And The Blizzards

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 394 words.

The Netherlands’ premier blues band, Cuby And The Blizzards originated in the town of Grolloo and was founded when Harry

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blizzard <i>n.</i> (<i>US</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 527 words.

1 a hard blow.

1829 Virginia Literary Museum 16 Dec. 418: Blizzard, ‘a violent blow’ [DAE]. 1835 D. Crockett

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blizzard <i>n.</i> (<i>US campus</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 38 words.

an unpleasant or unpopular person.

1973 Eble Campus Sl. Mar. 1: blizzard – a female lizard (nerd) who is cold,

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Cuby And The Blizzards

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Netherlands’ premier blues band, Cuby And The Blizzards originated in the town of Grolloo and was founded when Harry ‘Cuby’ Muskee (vocals/harmonica) joined forces with Eelco Gelling...

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A Blizzard of Data

in For the Many or the Few

September 2004; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 3899 words.

Literally thousands of fiscal decisions in the United States are available for analysis, enough to paint a fairly clear picture of the initiative's consequences. Assembling these data was a...

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blizzard

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A wind, over 50 kph, which whips up particles of ice and dry, powdery snow, reducing visibility to less than 200 m. See Poulos et al. (2002) Weather & Fcst 17, 5.

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blizzard

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 33 words.

A severe storm characterized by blowing snow, low temperatures, strong winds (56 kilometres per hour or higher), and reduced visibility

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blizzard

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 32 words.

A severe storm characterized by blowing snow, low temperatures, strong winds (56 km h-1 or higher), and reduced visibility

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blizzard

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 85 words.

A severe storm characterized by blowing snow, low temperatures, strong winds, and reduced visibility. It usually lasts for three hours

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blizzard

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 34 words.

A wind, over 50 kph, which whips up particles of ice and dry, powdery snow, reducing visibility to less than

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blizzards

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 50 words.

As defined by the US National Weather Service, winds over 16 m s−1 together with falling or blowing snow,

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blizzard

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 52 words.

A very cold, strong wind (force 7 on the Beaufort scale or greater) that is laden with large amounts of

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Blizzards

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 3 words.

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blizzard

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 104 words.

• landward • backward • Edward, headward • hellward • heavenward • leftward • northwestward, southwestward, westward •

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