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  • n. Plural form of eyewall.

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Examples

  • From 1962 to 1983, Project Stormfury shot silver iodide just outside the eyewalls of four hurricanes, to increase convection and thereby cause the eyewall to re-form at a larger radius.

    Who’ll Stop the Rain?

  • HOSS: The same scour protection is available on the west side and those are the eyewalls are they not?

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2008

  • That's just an indication of its intensity, where you actually get two eyewalls forming, an inner and an outer.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2007

  • What we are doing now is taking this knowledge and applying it to the evaluation of the rest of the eyewalls in the New Orleans area, to make sure we understand the integrity, and when the repairs are done by the Corps of Engineers, those repairs are incorporating this knowledge, so that the repairs are more resilient to these forces in the future.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2006

  • Meaning, one, there'll be a couple of eyewalls that kind of fight with each other, one will collapse, another one will take over.

    CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2005

  • But here's Key West, right here, one of the little outer eyewalls coming on through.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2005

  • "Once the model goes below 10-kilometer resolution, features such as well-defined hurricane eyewalls and convective cloud clusters appear for the first time," said William Putman, acting lead of the Advanced Software Technology Group in Goddard's Software Integration and Visualization Office.

    SpaceRef Top Stories

  • It's not unusual for a storm to have two eyewalls during what is called an eye replacement cycle; it is unusual to maintain these structures over an extended period of time.

    The Oil Drum - Discussions about Energy and Our Future

  • New global positioning system GPS dropwindsonde observations in hurricane eyewalls¢’‚¬?

    Hurricanes – What to Adjust « Climate Audit

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