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2008-04-28 17:50:00

By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.