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weather

Geomedicine
The momentary conditions of the atmosphere.

Six main components
Temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness.

Medspeak-UK
See Health forecasting.

Vox populi
verb To bear through an unpleasant time or activity (i.e., to weather through the final semester).
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weather

Vox populi That which people talk about when everything else is taboo
Weather US record-holders–Natl Weather Serv
Coldest Average temperature–36.4ºF–Intl Falls, MN
Warmest–77.7ºF–Key West, FL
Driest–2.65 inches–Yuma, AZ
Wettest–104.5 inches rainfall–Quillayute, WA
Cloudiest–242 cloudy days–Quillayute, WA
Snowiest–243.2 inches of snow–Blue Canyon, CA
Sunniest–348 sunny days–Yuma, AZ
Windiest–15.4 mph–Blue Hill, MA
Note: For international figures, visit Worldatlas.com/geoquiz/the list.htm
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about weather

Q. can places with a very different weather make you allergic to something you werent allergic to before? my sister just went to England and she doesn't stop sneezing. We all thought she cought a cold but it's been like 8 days now and her eyes are teary and a she just got a small rash on her right arm. are these all even related? I guess we're an allergic family...

A. but how can you actually tell what the allergy is caused by? I mean- there are so many new things in her area now- it can be anything...

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But, as it turned out there was no need for me to act, not that she needed to; she was tired, weatherbeaten...
"Meyers!" A man with a weatherbeaten face stepped out from behind the oak trees and stood in front of him.
Miller's emphasis on Peiresc's implicit connection with Gassendi's other biographical subject, Tycho Brahe, is surely correct; the pairing of the antiquarian with the astronomer, both masters of observation, foreshadows the comic debut of such figures as Thomas Nabbes's Horten, "an owner of rarities and antiquities," who proudly displays "A weatherbeaten stone with an inscription / That is not legible but through an optick," convinced by its minute markings that it was once an altar "in some Sibills cave / Three thousand years ago" (Thomas Nabbes, The Bride, A Comedie (1640) IV: I:47-49).
The ancestor does not seek to defend himself or the reader against the self-annihilating power of vacancy by enumerating what is not there, as William Bradford does in his account of the original arrival at Plymouth: "Being thus passed the vast ocean, and a sea of troubles before in their preparation..., they had now no freinds to wellcome them, nor inns to entertaine or refresh their weatherbeaten bodys, no houses or much less townes to repaire too, to seeke for succoure" (59-60).
Although many of the units are high-traffic, high-profile locations, many now have weatherbeaten exteriors and drab interiors.
He is rather handsome, alert, weatherbeaten, and surprisingly cheerful.
Faded, weatherbeaten signs in many locations are the result of inadequate records.
The fairy tale describes the Gup general Kitab as "a weatherbeaten old gent with a rectangular uniform made of finely-tooled gold-inlay leather, of the sort Haroun had sometimes seen on the covers of old and valuable books" (89), which strikingly resembles the precious and reverential look of the printed Qur'an.
As for Wyoming's low consumption of wine, I can only reflect that my perception of a cowboy is of a weatherbeaten, bow-legged type (of the kind you see in the Marlboro ads), gulping shots of whiskey down in a saloon.
Rural poverty is less visually dramatic than urban poverty--poorly insulated mobile homes and weatherbeaten single family houses look almost quaint compared to urban tenements.
For summer being done, all things stand upon them with a weatherbeaten face, and the whole country, full of woods and thickets, represented a wild and savage hue.
None of the newspapers were willing to support commission government, for as the Globe remarked: A system or method venerable by age, even if worn, frayed, weatherbeaten, and moss-grown, is more acceptable to the good and wise of this municipality both electors and elected, than any vaunted innovation from the uncertain spheres of political theory.