Nouns denoting natural phenomena

pull
the force used in pulling
 
interfacial surface tension
surface tension at the surface separating two non-miscible liquids
 
Gulf stream
a warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico northward through the Atlantic Ocean
 
energy
any source of usable power
 
myonecrosis
localized death of muscle cell fibers
 
geological phenomenon
a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
 
low beam
the beam of a car's headlights that provides illumination for a short distance
 
cosmic ray
highly penetrating ionizing radiation of extraterrestrial origin; consisting chiefly of protons and alpha particles; collision with atmospheric particles results in rays and particles of many kinds
 
southeaster
a strong wind from the southeast
 
death
the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
 
surface tension
a phenomenon at the surface of a liquid caused by intermolecular forces
 
cortical potential
(neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph
 
hailstorm
a storm during which hail falls
 
pea-souper
a heavy thick yellow fog
 
southern lights
the aurora of the southern hemisphere
 
corona
one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object
 
sea breeze
a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
 
propagation
the movement of a wave through a medium
 
dimorphism
(chemistry) the property of certain substances that enables them to exist in two distinct crystalline forms
 
interreflection
reciprocal reflection between two reflecting surfaces
 
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