- the Gulf Stream
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a current of warm water that flows from the Gulf of Mexico to the north and east across the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe and Africa
English dictionary. 2014.
English dictionary. 2014.
(the) Gulf Stream — the Gulf Stream UK US noun a current of warm water that flows from the Gulf of Mexico to the north and east across the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe and Africa Thesaurus: weather patterns and air pressurehyponym cold weather and periods of cold… … Useful english dictionary
The Gulf Stream — Infobox Painting| title=The Gulf Stream artist=Winslow Homer year=1899 type=oil on canvas height=71.5 width=124.8 museum=Metropolitan Museum of ArtThe Gulf Stream is an 1899 oil on canvas by Winslow Homer. The painting shows a man in a small boat … Wikipedia
Gulf Stream — The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension towards Europe, the North Atlantic Drift, is a powerful, warm, and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico, exits through the Strait of Florida, and follows the… … Wikipedia
Gulf Stream — Gulf Gulf (g[u^]lf), n. [F. golfe, It. golfo, fr. Gr. ko lpos bosom, bay, gulf, LGr. ko lfos.] 1. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin, [1913 Webster] He then surveyed Hell and the gulf between. Milton. [1913 Webster]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Gulf Stream (disambiguation) — The Gulf Stream is a warm Atlantic Ocean current.Gulf Stream or Gulfstream may also refer to:* The Gulf Stream , a painting by Winslow Homer *Gulf Stream, Florida, a town in the United States *The Gulf Stream Hotel, a historic hotel in Lake Worth … Wikipedia
Gulf Stream — n the Gulf Stream a current of warm water that flows across the Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Mexico towards Europe … Dictionary of contemporary English
GULF STREAM — the most important of the great ocean currents; it issues by the Strait of Florida from the Gulf of Mexico (whence its name), a vast body of water 50 m. wide, with a temperature of 84° and a speed of 5 m. an hour; flows along the coast of the… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
(the) Gulf of Mexico — the Gulf of Mexico [the Gulf of Mexico] part of the western Atlantic Ocean between the south east coast of the US, Mexico and Cuba. At its northern edge are the US Gulf States of ↑Florida, ↑Alabama, ↑Mississippi, ↑Louisiana and ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Gulf Stream — 1. a warm ocean current flowing N from the Gulf of Mexico, along the E coast of the U.S., to an area off the SE coast of Newfoundland, where it becomes the western terminus of the North Atlantic Current. 2. See Gulf Stream system. * * * Warm… … Universalium
Gulf Stream Hotel — Infobox nrhp name = Gulf Stream Hotel caption = locator x = 237 locator y = 163 location = Lake Worth, Florida area = added = January 11, 1983 visitation num = visitation year = governing body = The Gulf Stream Hotel is a historic hotel in Lake… … Wikipedia