Definitions

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  • n. A unit of brightness (of the sky at night) equal to 1010/4π quanta per square meter per second per steradian

Etymologies

For Lord Rayleigh, English physicist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's just that I need to be alone. rayleigh (2 posts) on February 5, 2009 - 9: 58pm.

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  • Assuming my research yields that visitors looking for rayleigh bicycles are twice as likely to buy/convert as those searching for a blue bicycle and likewise those searching for bicycle/bike/cycle.

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  • It’s my guess that in wintertime when the arctic ice expands to a maximum that the water vaper source for those high arctic stations gets farther and farther away, the longer the distance the more rayleigh effect aka raining out and also the less precipitation So that’s why the isotope ratio in winter time show extreme depletion together with only very little precipitation.

    Monsoon Moberg « Climate Audit

  • From detail of chess4 say: "the warlords of the sea are no more. mihawk and shanks are boys so i don think he would attack whitebeard if shnks is allied with him. jimbei and boa have allied themselves with luffy, crocodile as well but he is a former warlord. blackbeard has his own plans. moria and daflamingo will probbly fight. kuma is the most interesting though. i think by him sending the strawhats to different places will end up being the best thing for them. im sure what he whispered to rayleigh was that he was saving them, but he had to do it without losing face. im sure kuma knew at their current levels and progression, that they still couldnt reach there individual goals."

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