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BFT

Abbreviation for:
backfat thickness
Behavioural Family Therapy (Medspeak-UK)
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The original Beaufort scale consisted of straightforward numerical values based on the force of the wind, not the speed.
As you can see, we've already started with items on understanding the seafaring language, a guide to the Beaufort scale and weather forecasts, the radio alphabet and tips on enjoying a day at sea.
On the Beaufort scale what description is given to a wind speed in excess of 73mph?
The Radio Officer reported to Master through Marconi Gram that a Cyclone was heading towards Chittagong and by 18:35 hours there were reports that the wind is exceeding force 12 on Beaufort scale.
In late February 1983, still journalistically wet behind the ears, I went over to gather material for some Cheltenham pieces for The Sporting Life and my first port of call was Paddy and Maureen Mullins - she bubbly, welcoming and blowing force eight on the Beaufort scale of hospitality, he Mr Steady Away, kindly, quiet and wise with just a very human dab of melancholy about him.
The wall of a house collapsed, trees were uprooted, roof slates sent flying and a lorry tipped over as winds averaged between 50 and 60 mph, but with at least one gust reaching 76mph - hurricane force on the Beaufort Scale - yesterday.
The winds at the time of the tragedy were registering at Force 7 - up to 38mph - on the Beaufort scale.
Sea state was classified according to the Beaufort scale (Chapman, 1977), and ice cover estimated as a percentage of the sea surface.
Devised by British expert G Terence Meaden, the TIS is a natural extension of the Beaufort scale familiar to anyone who has listened in to the Shipping Forecast (".
Very strong winds, mainly in the southern and western coast are expected to reach 9 the Beaufort scale by evening the met service said on Tuesday.
The winds were almost hurricane-force, measured at greater than 74mph on the Beaufort scale.
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