Dew Line

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[dj'u: lain] n rede de radar, ao Norte do Círculo Ártico.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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  • DEW line — ☆ DEW line [do͞o, dyo͞o ] [D( istant) E( arly) W( arning)] n. a line of radar stations near the 70th parallel in North America, maintained by Canada and the United States, intended to give warning of hostile aircraft or missiles …   English World dictionary

  • DEW line — /dooh, dyooh/ a 3000 mi. (4800 km) long network of radar stations north of the Arctic Circle, maintained by the U.S. and Canada for providing advance warning of the approach of hostile planes, missiles, etc. [1955 60; D(istant) E(arly) W(arning)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • DEW line — noun The Distant Early Warning Line, a series of radar stations, located north of the Arctic Circle and extending from Alaska to Baffin Island, operated by American and Canadian authorities from the late 1950s to the early 1990s to help protect… …   Wiktionary

  • DEW LINE — Distance Early Warning Line (Governmental » Military) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • DEW line — /dooh, dyooh/ a 3000 mi. (4800 km) long network of radar stations north of the Arctic Circle, maintained by the U.S. and Canada for providing advance warning of the approach of hostile planes, missiles, etc. [1955 60; D(istant) E(arly) W(arning)] …   Universalium

  • DEW line — /ˈdju laɪn/ (say dyooh luyn) noun a network of radar stations north of the Arctic Circle that provides the US government and its allies with advance warning of the approach of hostile aircraft, missiles, etc. {d(istant) e(arly) w(arning)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Demarcation Bay DEW Line Station — Part of Alaskan Air Command (AAC) Type …   Wikipedia

  • Dew (disambiguation) — Dew is the condensation of atmospheric water vapor into droplets. Dew point is the air temperature at which dew will form. Dew point depression is an atmospheric weather term in meteorology. Dew pond, artificial pond for watering livestock Dew,… …   Wikipedia

  • DEW — /dooh, dyooh/ distant early warning. Cf. DEW line. * * * Deposit of water droplets formed at night by the condensation of water vapour from the air onto the surfaces of exposed objects. Dew forms on clear nights, when exposed surfaces lose heat… …   Universalium

  • DEW — milit. abbr. Distant Early Warning acronym Distant Early Warning (as in DEW Line) …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • DEW — steht als Abkürzung für Directed Energy Weapon, Waffensysteme, die mit gebündelter Energie militärische Ziele vertreiben, paralysieren, schädigen oder vernichten Distant Early Warning Line Dortmunder Energie und Wasserversorgung, ein deutsches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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