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  • pibal — ☆ pibal [pī′bəl ] n. 1. short for PILOT BALLOON 2. observation by means of a pilot balloon …   English World dictionary

  • pibal — /puy beuhl/, n. Meteorol. the measurement and computation of the speed and direction of winds by theodolitic tracking of a pilot balloon. Cf. rabal. [pi(lot) bal(loon)] * * * …   Universalium

  • PIBAL — aeronaut. abbr. Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn Aerodynamics Laboratory (US) …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • pibal — /puy beuhl/, n. Meteorol. the measurement and computation of the speed and direction of winds by theodolitic tracking of a pilot balloon. Cf. rabal. [pi(lot) bal(loon)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pibale — [ pibal ] n. f. • 1554; poitevin pibole « chalumeau, pipeau » ♦ Région. (Côte atlantique) Jeune anguille. ⇒ civelle, leptocéphale. ● pibale nom féminin Synonyme de civelle. ● pibale (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes : civelle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Weather balloon — and student volunteer at NWS Weather Forecast Office, Riverton, Wyoming, USA …   Wikipedia

  • Ceiling balloon — A ceiling balloon is used by meteorologists to determine the height of the base of clouds above ground level during daylight hours.The principle behind the ceiling balloon is a balloon with a known ascent rate (how fast it climbs) and determining …   Wikipedia

  • Mitr, My Friend — Directed by Revathi Starring Shobhana, Nasir Abdullah, Preeti Vissa, Matt Phillips, Blake Ormsby, Shirley Bennett, Brian G. Linebaugh, Janine Pibal …   Wikipedia

  • Radiosonde — A GPS sonde, approx 220 × 80 ×75 mm (8.7 × 3.1 × 3 in) (with grounding station in background, used to perform a ground check and also recondition the humidity sensor) A radiosonde (Sonde is French for probe) is a unit for use in weather balloons… …   Wikipedia

  • Pilot licensing in Canada — is governed by Transport Canada in accordance with the Aeronautics Act and the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs). A person may operate an aircraft or act as a flight crew member only with a licence issued by Transport Canada. Personnel… …   Wikipedia

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