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  • verb Present participle of recurve.


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  • The latest hurricane track models nearly unanimously keep Danielle well out to sea, moving the storm toward the west-northwest and northwest for the next several days before recurving it north and then northeast away from the U.S. East Coast.

    Danielle unlikely to threaten U.S.

  • The latest hurricane track models nearly unanimously move TD4 toward the west-northwest for the next several days before potentially recurving it out to sea.

    Atlantic tropical storm a distant threat to land

  • This map shows you that most of the hurricane tracks have been heading down to the south or recurving, much like Tropical Storm Noel is forecasted to do.

    CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2007

  • This latest forecast track of the National Hurricane Center brings it west for about 12 hours and then eventually recurving maybe skimming the coastline of Florida.

    CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2007

  • An intersting fact about that area is that at least some of the monsoonal moisture we get here on the West Coast originates there, coming ashore as easterly waves between Merida and the US – Mexico border, then on across northern Mexico before recurving up our way.

    Hurricane Pinball « Climate Audit

  • As with the case of the recently concluded Atlantic season, the degree of recurving, and the point of its onset, is a major factor determining likelihood of landfall.

    Emanuel – Pacific Adjustments « Climate Audit

  • Past periods featuring early and strong recurving might show up as “fewer” high intensity storms, ones like this year where they seemed to be “attracted” to Fujian and Guangdong might show up as “more” high intensity storms.

    Emanuel – Pacific Adjustments « Climate Audit

  • If you have a hurricane coming in perpendicular to the coastline, it's much, much easier than one recurving and sort of paralleling, easing into the coast like Charley did.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2004

  • The fern, itself, with its tall, recurving leaves makes a beautiful ornament for the shady lawn, and like the interrupted fern is easy to cultivate.

    The Fern Lover's Companion A Guide for the Northeastern States and Canada

  • From our study of cores, we know that the top of the rod more distant from the delta is the core, but the recurving ridge does not pass the imaginary line.

    The Science of Fingerprints Classification and Uses


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