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weathers, plural;
  1. Wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air
    • - his skin was weathered almost black by his long outdoor life
  2. (of rock or other material) Be worn away or altered by such processes
    • - the ice sheet preserves specimens that would weather away more quickly in other regions
  3. Allow (a hawk) to spend a period perched on a block in the open air

  4. Come safely through (a storm)

  5. Withstand (a difficulty or danger)
    • - this year has tested industry's ability to weather recession
  6. (of a ship) Get to the windward of (a cape or other obstacle)

  7. Make (boards or tiles) overlap downward to keep out rain

  8. (in building) Slope or bevel (a surface) to throw off rain

  1. The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc
    • - if the weather's good, we can go for a walk
  2. A report on such conditions as broadcast on radio or television

  3. Cold, wet, and unpleasant or unpredictable atmospheric conditions; the elements
    • - stone walls provide shelter from wind and weather
  4. Denoting the side from which the wind is blowing, esp. on board a ship; windward
    • - the weather side of the yacht

  1. the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow"
  2. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
  3. upwind: towards the side exposed to wind
  4. cause to slope
  5. sail to the windward of
  6. change under the action or influence of the weather; "A weathered old hut"
  7. Weather is the state of the atmosphere as measured on a scale of hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or storm, clear or cloudy. Most weather phenomena occur in the troposphere, Glossary of Meteorology. Retrieved on 2008-06-27. just below the stratosphere. ...
  8. A Weather is an indie band from Portland, Oregon, fronted by Aaron Gerber and Sarah Winchester. Other members include Zach Boyle, Aaron Krenkel and Louis Thomas. ...
  9. The Weather is a collaboration album among Busdriver, Radioinactive and Daedelus, released on February 18, 2003. Fitting in with the style of music each artist is known for, it can described as alternative hip hop with avant-garde and experimental influences. ...
  10. Weathers is a surname, and may refer to: *Andre Weathers (born 1976), football player *Barbara Weathers (born 1963), R&B/soul singer *Beck Weathers (born 1946), pathologist *Carl Weathers (born 1948), actor and football player *Casey Weathers (born 1985), baseball pitcher *Clarence Weathers ( ...
  11. To dream of the weather, foretells fluctuating tendencies in fortune. Now you are progressing immensely, to be suddenly confronted with doubts and rumblings of failure. ...
  12. The state of the atmosphere at a specific time and with respect to its effect on life and human activities. It is the short term variations of the atmosphere, as opposed to the long term, or climatic, changes. ...
  13. The windward or "breezy" side of an object. The side on which the "weather" is felt; not to leeward. To weather is to pass on the windward side of an object. In cross tacking the vessel "weathers" another that crosses ahead of her. ...
  14. Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moisture, temperature, pressure, and wind).
  15. The temperature, humidity, cloud cover, wind velocity, and other atmospheric conditions and their variations at a specific location on a given day.*
  16. General name for processes in the atmosphere--winds, rain, thunderstorms etc.--driven by the heating of Earth by sunshine. That heat has to be returned to space, and weather processes are the result. See troposphere and stratosphere.
  17. To break down rocks and minerals at or near Earth’s surface into smaller particles and soil.
  18. (in  weather; in  Earth (planet): The atmosphere )
  19. [JP 1-02] (DoD) Short form weather report, giving:
  20. Hollybank Treetops Adventure operates in all weather conditions, and tours will only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions such as lightning storms and high winds. We will postpone tours at our own discretion and will offer an alternative departure date at a time of your choice. ...
  21. The state of the atmosphere at any particular time and place.
  22. Atmospheric condition at any given time or place. Compare with climate.
  23. Short-term (daily) changes in temperature, wind, and/or precipitation in a region
  24. How hot or cold, wet or dry, stormy or calm it is in an area over a short period of time. A weather map shows these conditions in a particular area
  25. Our instructors may work in any weather condition that they consider acceptable for instruction. We reserve the right to cancel the lessons if snow or weather conditions do not allow regular instruction. A full refund of lesson fees will be given.