brocken bow

  • 1 brocken bow —    The name Brocken bow refers to the Brocken, a peak in the Harz mountains in Germany. It is used as a synonym for the terms glory and *Ulloa s bow, provided that the latter phenomenon is accompanied by a * Brocken spectre.    References… …

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  • 2 Brocken bow — /boh/ anticorona. [so called from frequent observation of the phenomenon by individuals standing on the BROCKEN at sunset] * * * ▪ natural phenomenon also called  Anticorona, Glory, Brocken Spectre, or Mountain Spectre,         the apparently… …

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  • 3 brocken bow — noun see brocken specter * * * /boh/ anticorona. [so called from frequent observation of the phenomenon by individuals standing on the BROCKEN at sunset] …

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  • 4 Brocken spectre — Brocken spectre. This is not actually on Brocken, but was taken in the Tanzawa Mountains in Japan; despite the name, the phenomenon is not unique to Brocken and can occur in any misty mountain region …

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  • 5 Brocken (disambiguation) — Brocken is the highest peak in northern Germany. It also may refer to: *Sender Brocken, a facility for FM and TV transmitters on Brocken Mountain *Brocken spectre, also called Brocken bow or mountain spectre , an atmospheric optical phenomena… …

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  • 6 Brocken — /brok euhn/; Ger. /brddawk euhn/, n. a mountain in N central Germany: the highest peak in the Harz Mountains. 3745 ft. (1140 m). * * * Highest point in the Harz Mountains, central Germany. Its granite peak reaches 3,747 ft (1,142 m). When the sun …

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  • 7 brocken specter — noun or brocken bow ˈbräkən Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: from Brocken, peak in the Harz mountains, Germany; Brocken specter, translation of German brockengespenst : an optical phenomenon sometimes seen from the summit of mountains or… …

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  • 8 Brocken specter — an optical phenomenon sometimes occurring at high altitudes when the image of an observer placed between the sun and a cloud is projected on the cloud as a greatly magnified shadow. [1920 25; see BROCKEN BOW] * * * …

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  • 9 Ulloa's bow —    Also known as glory. The eponym Ulloa s bow refers to the Spanish naval officer, explorer, and astronomer Antonio de Ulloa y de Torre Giral (1716 1795). It is used in meteorology to denote a * physical illusion consisting of one or more… …

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  • 10 Fog bow — 360 degrees fogbow A fog bow, solar …

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  • 11 Johann Silberschlag — Johann Esaias Silberschlag (16 November 1721 – 22 November 1791) was a German theologian and natural scientist from Aschersleben, Principality of Halberstadt.In 1760, he became an external member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin,… …

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  • 12 anticorona — /an tee keuh roh neuh/, n. a luminous edging around the shadow of an observer or the point where his or her shadow would fall, as thrown by the sun upon a cloud or fog bank. Also called Brocken bow, glory. [ANTI + CORONA] * * * …

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  • 13 Haleakala — /hah le ah kah lah /, n. a dormant volcano in Hawaii, on the island of Maui. 10,032 ft. (3058 m) above sea level. * * * ▪ volcanic mountain, Hawaii, United States Hawaiian  Haleakalā (“House of the Sun”)   shield volcano, south central Maui… …

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  • 14 light — light1 lightful, adj. lightfully, adv. /luyt/, n., adj., lighter, lightest, v., lighted or lit, lighting. n. 1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light. 2. Physics …

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  • 15 anticorona — /an tee keuh roh neuh/, n. a luminous edging around the shadow of an observer or the point where his or her shadow would fall, as thrown by the sun upon a cloud or fog bank. Also called Brocken bow, glory. [ANTI + CORONA] …

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  • 16 Harz — Mountains redirects here. For the district of the same name, see Harz (district). Harz Range Country Germany …

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  • 17 Big Jim — was a popular line of action figure toys produced from 1972 through 1986 by Mattel for the North American and European markets. In Latin America was renamed Kid Acero, and for a short period of time, Mark the Strong in Europe. Originally inspired …

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  • 18 Robin Mask — nihongo|Robin Mask|ロビン・マスク is a character from Yudetamago s manga and anime series Kinnikuman and its sequel Kinnikuman Nisei . About*Classification: Seigi Choujin *Homeland: London, England flagicon|UK *Age: 26, 28 (Golden Mask arc), 30 (Throne… …

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  • 19 Mechanical Beasts — Creator Go Nagai Profile Weapons Varied (rays, missiles, blades, acids, sound waves, drills, swords, axe …

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  • 20 Arc blanc — Un arc blanc, une anthélie et spectre de Brocken observés sur le Golden Gate Bridge de San Francisco. Un arc blanc ou fog bow en anglais est un phénomène lumineux météorologique. Sur les collines, les montagnes et les brumes froides de la mer il… …

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