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fetch

the distance wind blows over open water or waves move without obstruction.
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Figure 2 shows the simulated 2-D ocean scene of nearshore region with different wind fetches based on the fetch- and depth-limited sea spectrum in Equation (1) and the revised CWM in Equation (10).
Whale skin fetches over [yen] 5,000 per kilogram; tail parts fetch [yen] 10,000 per kilogram, and a whale tail can bring in [yen] 2-3 million.
He said, "This artwork fetches this kind of money because of the popularity of the books.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-6 April 2001-Norwegian Donald Duck comic fetches NOK16,000 at auction(C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com