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desert

v. to intentionally abandon a person or thing.

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"In a desert climate, you won't get a rain forest," says Letourneau.
Lynx choppers struggled in the desert climate of extreme heat and thin air, said aviation experts.
If you're drawn to the southeastern corner of Utah, especially in late April, the daytime mercury rarely exceeds 70 degrees, even in this arid desert climate. And the air is unbelievably fresh.
The picturesque city of Phoenix, with its expansive mountain ranges and desert climate, provided a serene setting for this ground-breaking four-day event.
Is the secondary storage facility located in a dry desert climate? Will the data be stored for long periods of time on the mobile media or will it be offloaded to a different media type?
In a simulated desert climate, ERDC's Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) found (through independent, certified laboratory testing) that cotton duck material performs best.
I have not witnessed any crisis that so vividly combines the worst of everything ( armed conflict, acts of extreme violence, great tides of desperate refugees, hunger and disease, an unforgiving desert climate and now the threat of locusts.
At Camp Virginia, members of the team will undergo training to get used to the desert climate before traveling north to Samawah.
He moved there from San Francisco because the cost of living is shockingly low and he loves the desert climate. Like me, he likes things hot and cheap.
The Sophia Echo reported that the price of a cornea in the Arab world is about $6,000 and that corneas are in great demand because the desert climate contributes to corneal blindness.
They are wishful images of an untouched, wild nature, staged in a desert climate to create the impression of a paradise--one that in reality would be impossible without the help of costly watering systems.