blue jet


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Synonyms for blue jet

atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward

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In the past few years, atmospheric scientists have discovered phenomena called "sprites" and "blue jets" at the tops of large thunderstorms.
Red sprites only last a fraction of a second, while blue jet can last a full second, making them easier to capture using video equipment.
Unbeaten after two rounds, he has beaten Blue Jet Sky on both occasions, but there was only a neck between them last week and it could be close again.
Ryan Mania parts company with Blue Jet at Southwell
Chenille stripe blinds in blue jet fabric are perfect partners to the silver look venetian blinds.
Wolverhampton 2.20 Smalljohn, 2.50 Wee Giant, 3.20 Casino Night, 4.50 Blue Jet, 5.20 Takeover Bid.
Paul Mulrennan left himself one winner short of his half-century for the year aboard Cashleen, a debut winner for Kevin Ryan in the second division of the 6f fillies' maiden, while Richard Whitaker maintained his excellent run with Blue Jet, who was a decisive winner of the 1m6f seller under Tom Eaves after being backed from 20-1 to 7-1.
Ripon 5.55 Able Master, 6.25 Ja Myford, 7.00 Blue Tomato, 7.30 Suits Me, 8.35 Blue Jet.
Catterick: 1.55 Torrens, 3.05 How's She Cuttin', 3.40 Reel Buddy Star, 4.15 Parliamentary, 4.50 Blue Jet.
Richard Whitaker pulled off a 33-1 shock in the 1m6f maiden when his 45-rated Blue Jet pipped the odds-on Gordonsville in the hands of Dean McKeown.
1 Blue Jet (33-1) (5.15 Catterick) Done at 100 pre-race, but also 50 close home having hit odds-on previously.
nDraw for Swaffham coursing, December 28: Cudham Shy v Eastern Way, Wood Gnat v Fish And Chips, Lift The Rocket v Smuts Black, Foxdene Phoenix v Walshs Pride; Ted Chapman Cup: Stanford v Cromerhall Duke, Distant Smoke v Best Millennium, Arbroath Schlock v Widow Schwartz, Shauns Chap v Oporto; Lester Kent Cup: Anglian Kris v Blue Streak Lift, Blue Jet Boy v Hugo Is Back, Bracken Lode v Another Kalamity, Eastern Moll v Wood Crystal; David Needham Puppy Cup: Goldbury Winkle v Country Rain, Hammerman Max v Great Toby, Wood Swynrafton v Shockwave Medusa, Onrush Polly O v Harpo Marx.
Sky Blue Jet was an impressive trial stake winner at New Ross and then ran-up in the all age at Carlow.
Blue Jet (Joe Carr) just holds The Schemer (Harry Blackshaw/Michael Nuttal) in the seller, while Clem Boy (Geoff Toft) gets the better of Royal Russet (Jeremy Hindley/Tony Kimberley) in the first leg of the 10-furlong maiden.
Crafty Harmony, Black Rock House, and Blue Jet Boy, a half-brother to 1997 Waterloo Cup semi-finalist Blue Jet Lass, all ran up for Trial Stakes last season.