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2009-08-08 09:30:00

Turbines on the Cedar Creek wind farm are silhouetted against a dramatic sunset. Completed in 2007, the Cedar Creek wind farm east of Grover, Colo., includes more than 250 turbines and generates roughly 300 megawatts of energy. As wind energy grows in importance, scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are studying how wind turbines and farms interact with the atmosphere and how their output can be better predicted and managed.NCAR is supported by the National...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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