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2010-10-06 11:59:12

The GOES-13 satellite keeps a vigilant eye on the Atlantic Ocean and eastern US and this morning at 5 am EDT it saw System 97L organize into the seventeenth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean season.


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.