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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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Shipwrecked

James A. Lewis.

in The Spanish Convoy of 1750

May 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 2009 words.

All seven ships of the flota now reached the most dangerous stage of their brief voyage since leaving Havana—trying to reach safety on land. After surviving the pounding dealt out by the...

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Does Index Insurance Help Households Recover from Disaster? Evidence from IBLI Mongolia

Veronika Bertram-Huemmer and Kati Kraehnert.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 13331 words.

This article investigates the impact that indemnity payments from index insurance have on the asset recovery of households following a catastrophic weather disaster. Our focus is on the...

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St Paul

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

(d. c.64),

missionary of Jewish descent; known as Paul the Apostle, or Saul of Tarsus, or the Apostle of the Gentiles. He first opposed the followers of Jesus, assisting at the...

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A More Effective Scouring Agent: The New Year’s Eve Debris Flood and the Collapse of Local Flood Control, 1930–1934

Jared Orsi.

in Hazardous Metropolis

May 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11165 words.

The 1914 vision of hydraulic order had mutated into a technocratic nightmare. Over the previous twenty years, southern Californians spent fifty million dollars on a comprehensive plan, a...

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