horse latitudes

horse latitudes
"конские широты" (широты 30-35°N, штилевая полоса во всех океанах северного и южного полушария)

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Horse latitudes — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse Latitudes — Chanson par The Doors extrait de l’album Strange Days Sortie 25 septembre 1967 Durée 1:35 Genre Rock expérimental Parolier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • horse latitudes — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ a belt of calm air and sea occurring in both the northern and southern hemispheres between the trade winds and the westerlies. ORIGIN origin uncertain …   English terms dictionary

  • horse latitudes — n. [said to be so named because sailing vessels transporting horses to the West Indies often had to throw horses overboard because of water shortages resulting from delays while becalmed] either of two belts over the oceans at c. 30° 35° north… …   English World dictionary

  • Horse latitudes — This article refers to the geographical area. For other uses, see Horse latitudes (disambiguation) Horsey latitudes or Subtropical High are subtropic latitudes between 30 and 35 degrees both north and south. This region, under a ridge of high… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse latitudes (disambiguation) — Horse latitudes can refer to:*The Horse latitudes, a geographical area north and south of the equator; *The Horse Latitudes, an album by the band The Promise Ring; *Horse Latitudes, a poetry collection by Paul Muldoon; * Horse Latitudes (The… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse Latitudes (book) — Horse Latitudes is tenth collection of poetry from the Northern Irish poet Paul Muldoon. It was published by Faber and Faber on 19th October, 2006.Its name stems from the areas north and south of the equator in which sailing ships tend to be… …   Wikipedia

  • horse latitudes — horse′ lat′itudes n. pl. mer the latitudes, approximately 30° N and forming the edges of the trade wind belt, characterized by high atmospheric pressure with calms and light variable winds • Etymology: 1765–75; prob. as trans. of Sp golfo de las… …   From formal English to slang

  • Horse Latitudes (The Doors song) — Song infobox Name = Horse Latitudes Artist = The Doors Album = Strange Days Released = October 7, 1967 track no = 5 Recorded = 1967 Genre = Psychedelic rock, experimental rock, spoken word Length = 1:35 Writer = Jim Morrison Ray Manzarek Robbie… …   Wikipedia

  • horse latitudes — the latitudes, approximately 30° N and S, forming the edges of the trade wind belt, characterized by high atmospheric pressure with calms and light variable winds. [1765 75; prob. as trans. of Sp golfo de las yeguas lit., mares sea; explanation… …   Universalium

  • horse latitudes — /ˈhɔs lætətjudz/ (say haws latuhtyoohdz) plural noun belts of northern and southern latitudes lying between the region of westerly winds and the region of the trade winds, marked by light baffling winds and occasional calms …  


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