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Synonyms for chinook

a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies

a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river

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a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook


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For the bulk of the winter-run chinook salmon series, observation error is probably quite low because all fish were counted directly; the CV for the striped bass population estimates is thought to be about 25% (Stevens, 1977).
Some 18 months after the fall spawning of chinook, a river of smolts heads for the ocean, where the young fish will spend the next 4 or more years.
Historically, the Columbia River and its tributaries in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon produced more chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytcha) than any other river system in the world (5).
The Chinook, with a crew of four, was ferrying soldiers from the 2nd Battalion when it landed heavily, east of Sangin in northern Helmand, suffering severe damage to the undercarriage, nose and front rotor, The Times reported.
Four RAF crew and 25 SAS, RUC and MI5 anti-terrorist experts died when a Chinook slammed into a Mull of Kintyre hillside in June, 1994.
Fifteen distinct species of chinook salmon ply the Pacific, and nearly all are considered threatened.
But if you want to increase your odds of putting a chinook on the deck, nothing is easier or more productive in Southern California, which, in most years, is not known as a mecca for salmon.
Five Chinook snow-blowers have been sold - three in Alaska and two to dealers in the Lower 48.
Chinook Sciences, LLC, the leading manufacturer and operator of advanced gasification technology worldwide, today announced it has appointed Harry W.
provide additional engine repair and overhaul support for its T-55 turboshaft engine, which powers the US Army's CH-47 Chinook helicopters.
makers of the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy and excellent taste, today announced that Chinook Medical Gear will become a Drip Drop distribution partner.
55 million chinook salmon bound for the Sacramento and Klamath rivers, chinook fishing on the central and southern coast looks especially promising for both recreational and commercial fishermen.
Travel Business Review-September 23, 2011--Boeing Opens Modernised Chinook Production Facility(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.
But Defence Secretary Liam Fox said the Chinook order was "good news".