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weather-struck

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Pointing in brickwork with the mortar sloping outwards from the underside of one brick to the face of the one underneath so that water does not lie on the top surface of any brick.

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weather-struck

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Pointing in brickwork with the mortar sloping outwards from the underside of one brick to the face of the one underneath so that water does not lie on the top surface of any brick.

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weather-struck

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 37 words.

Pointing in brickwork with the mortar sloping outwards from the underside of one brick to the face of the one

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weather-struck joint

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 28 words.

A horizontal masonry joint that slopes outwards from the top of the joint to shed rainwater away from the wall.

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to strike down

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

To lower a mast or yard to the deck in a square-rigged ship, or lower heavy articles into the hold of a ship. Thus topgallant masts, topmasts, and yards were struck down when they were...

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Lycidas

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A pastoral elegy by Milton, written 1637, published 1638. It is a pastoral elegy on the death of Edward King, a fellow student of Christ's College, Cambridge, though not, it would appear, a...

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The Influence of Weather on Shorebird Incubation

Paul A. Smith, Sarah A. Dauncey, H. Grant Gilchrist and Mark R. Forbes.

in Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

June 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7946 words.

Shorebirds breeding in the Arctic must balance energetic demands with the need to incubate, and how this balance is struck could be influenced by whether incubation is shared betweenparents...

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The History and Science of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean

Sherry Johnson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Environmental History. 10208 words.

The Caribbean’s most emblematic weather symbol is the hurricane, a large rotating storm that can bring destructive winds, coastal and inland flooding, and torrential rain. A hurricane...

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