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2007-01-28 03:00:22

By Christensen, Tyler Fog grounded three flights at Missoula International Airport last week, and airport director Cris Jensen was delighted. The fog could have grounded a lot more, he explained. Fortunately, the airport's new de-fogging machines are working wonderfully. It takes them only about half an hour to punch a hole in the haze big enough for an airplane to fly through. The Missoula airport purchased the "fog-seeding" system just before Thanksgiving in anticipation of another...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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