Northwester \North`west"er\, n. A storm or gale from the northwest; a strong northwest wind. [1913 Webster]

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  • northwester — [nôrth΄wes′tər; ] naut. [ nôr΄wes′tər] n. a storm or strong wind from the northwest …   English World dictionary

  • Northwester — Als Canterbury Northwester (Maori parera, im alltäglichen Sprachgebrauch auch oft Nor wester oder Nor west arch von engl. arch = „Bogen“), wird eine besondere Wetterlage an der Ostküste der neuseeländischen Südinsel bezeichnet. Sie zeichnet sich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • northwester — noun Date: 1737 a strong northwest wind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • northwester — /nawrth wes teuhr/; Naut. /nawr wes teuhr/, n. New Eng. and South Atlantic States. a wind or gale from the northwest. Also, nor wester. [1725 35; NORTHWEST + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • northwester — noun A strong wind blowing from the northwest …   Wiktionary

  • northwester — north|west|er [ˌno:θˈwestə US ˌno:rθˈwestər] n a strong wind or storm coming from the northwest …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • northwester — nÉ”rðwestÉ™(r) / nɔːð n. northwesterly wind, wind coming from the northwest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • northwester — noun a wind blowing from the north west …   English new terms dictionary

  • northwester — noun (C) a strong wind or storm coming from the northwest …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • northwester — north·west·er …   English syllables

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