beaufort force

  • 1 Beaufort scale — Force 12 at sea. The Beaufort Scale (  / …

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  • 2 Force d'ouragan — Échelle de Beaufort Pour les articles homonymes, voir Beaufort. L échelle de Beaufort est une échelle de mesure empirique, comportant 13 degrés (de 0 à 12), de la vitesse moyenne du vent sur une durée de dix minutes utilisée dans les milieux… …

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  • 3 Beaufort scale — /boh feuhrt/, (no longer in technical use) 1. a scale of wind forces, described by name and range of velocity, and classified as from force 0 to force 12, or, sometimes, to force 17. 2. a scale of the states of sea created by winds of these… …

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  • 4 Beaufort scale —    an empirical scale, first devised by the British admiral Sir Francis Beaufort (1774 1857), for estimating wind speed by observing the effects of the wind. Using the scale, sailors can judge the wind velocity by observing the wind s effects on… …

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  • 5 Beaufort's scale — Beau fort s scale (Meteor.) A scale of wind force devised by Sir F. Beaufort, R. N., in 1805, in which the force is indicated by numbers from 0 to 12. [1913 Webster] Note: The full scale is as follows: 0, calm; 1, light air; 2, light breeze; 3,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Beaufort scale — ► NOUN ▪ a scale of wind speed ranging from force 0 to force 12. ORIGIN named after the English admiral Sir Francis Beaufort (1774 1857) …

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  • 7 force — [ fɔrs ] n. f. • 1080; bas lat. fortia, plur. neutre substantivé de fortis → 1. fort; forcer I ♦ La force de qqn. 1 ♦ Puissance d action physique (d un être, d un organe). Force physique; force musculaire. ⇒ résistance, robustesse, vigueur. Force …

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  • 8 forcé — force [ fɔrs ] n. f. • 1080; bas lat. fortia, plur. neutre substantivé de fortis → 1. fort; forcer I ♦ La force de qqn. 1 ♦ Puissance d action physique (d un être, d un organe). Force physique; force musculaire. ⇒ résistance, robustesse, vigueur …

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  • 9 Beaufort scale — [bō′fərt] n. [after Sir Francis Beaufort (1774 1857), Brit naval officer who devised the original scale (1806)] a scale of wind force and speed: see the Reference Supplement …

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  • 10 Force 10 — may refer to: *Force 10 from Navarone (film) *Force 10 on the Beaufort scale of wind speeds *Gull Force 10, a fuel brand in New Zealand *Force10, an American computer networking company *Force 10, an amusement ride …

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  • 11 Force Ten — can refer to:* One of the highest levels on the Beaufort wind force scale * A song by the band Rush, from the album Hold Your Fire * An iconic range of tents produced by the British camping company Vango. * An Oil company transporting Heating Oil …

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  • 12 force — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *fortia, from Latin fortis strong Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) strength or energy exerted or brought to bear ; cause of motion or change ; active power < the forces of nature …

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  • 13 Force — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Force », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot force peut désigner un pouvoir mécanique… …

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  • 14 force — nf., puissance ; contrainte, coercition, pouvoir de contraindre ; vertu : FEÛRSA (Albanais, Annecy.003, Gruffy), fore (Aussois), forsa (Chambéry, Morzine.081), fourche (Aix, Arvillard.228, Megève.201), foursa (Aillon J., Aillon V.,… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 15 Beaufort scale — noun Etymology: Sir Francis Beaufort Date: 1858 a scale in which the force of the wind is indicated by numbers from 0 to 12 …

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  • 16 Beaufort scale — noun An empirical measure for the intensity of the wind based mainly on the state of the sea or wave conditions. Syn: Beaufort wind force scale …

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  • 17 Beaufort scale — Beau′fort scale′ [[t]ˈboʊ fərt[/t]] n. mer a scale for indicating the force or speed of wind, using numbers from 0 to 12 or sometimes 17 • Etymology: 1855–60; after Sir Francis Beaufort (1774–1857) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 Beaufort scale — /ˈboʊfət skeɪl / (say bohfuht skayl) noun a numerical scale for indicating the force or velocity of the wind, ranging from 0 for calm to 12 for hurricane, or velocities above 120 km/h. {named after Sir Francis Beaufort, 1774–1857, British admiral …

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  • 19 force —    a measurement of wind velocity based on the Beaufort scale …

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  • 20 Echelle de Beaufort — Échelle de Beaufort Pour les articles homonymes, voir Beaufort. L échelle de Beaufort est une échelle de mesure empirique, comportant 13 degrés (de 0 à 12), de la vitesse moyenne du vent sur une durée de dix minutes utilisée dans les milieux… …

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