eolian or aeolian
adjective: Relating to or caused by the wind.
After Aeolus, god of the winds in Greek mythology. As keeper of the
winds, he gave a bag containing winds to help with Odysseus’s sailing.
Earliest documented use: 1546.
generation of bedforms from wind-driven sediment, what kind of eolian
activity might we see on places like Io (a moon of Jupiter) or Triton?’
[Matt Telfer] wrote.”
Amina Khan; Tiny Pluto Reveals Big Surprises; Los Angeles Times;
Jun 4, 2018.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
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playwright (c. 480-406 BCE)
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