precipitation


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When John Willet saw that the horsemen wheeled smartly round, and drew up three abreast in the narrow road, waiting for him and his man to join them, it occurred to him with unusual precipitation that they must be highwaymen; and had Hugh been armed with a blunderbuss, in place of his stout cudgel, he would certainly have ordered him to fire it off at a venture, and would, while the word of command was obeyed, have consulted his own personal safety in immediate flight.
Sikes dismounted with great precipitation, holding Oliver by the hand all the while; and lifting him down directly, bestowed a furious look upon him, and rapped the side-pocket with his fist, in a significant manner.
Pickwick on to the roof with so much precipitation as to impair the gravity of that gentleman's deportment very materially.
That the conviction was an unwelcome one, and that he was by no means willing to yield to it, was apparent from his reluctance to quit the spot; from the tardy steps with which he often left it, still looking over his shoulder at the same window; and from the precipitation with which he as often returned, when a fancied noise or the changing and imperfect light induced him to suppose it had been softly raised.
The mine is deep and the overburden includes the Oandu-age relative aquitard, therefore the contribution of precipitation to mine water was only 13% in 1999.
This publication contains monthly means for temperature, pressure, precipitation, vapor pressure, and sunshine for approximately 2,000 surface data collection stations worldwide and monthly mean upper air temperatures, dew point depressions, and wind velocities for approximately 500 observing sites.
These valley networks were created by flowing water at some point in Mars' past but the water's origins, be it from underground springs or precipitation, are still unknown, notes the (http://news.
Several cases of heavy and light precipitation were selected in different months.
Indeed, extremes of precipitation have become a popular focus of many studies carried out during the past twenty years, owing to the increased likelihood of more frequent and longer periods of intense weather conditions in the 21st century [10].
P] = mean observed of Precipitation, SD = standard deviation of observed Precipitation and K = rotation coefficient.
The method of the dependence of the water level for the variable length period of precipitation amount was chosen for modelling the water level of Lake Rekyva.