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Hot Towers In Ileana That Indicated Its Increase to Hurricane Status Spotted By NASA
2012-08-31 16:57:05

Hot Towers are towering clouds that emit a tremendous amount of latent heat (thus, called "hot").


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.