whoomphing

Latvian translation: sniega nobrukumi/nogruvumi

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English term or phrase:whoomphing
Latvian translation:sniega nobrukumi/nogruvumi
Entered by: vita z

20:22 Feb 6, 2012
English to Latvian translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / ssslēpošana
English term or phrase: whoomphing
"Lots of good observations from yesterday to report. Widespread shooting
cracks and collapsing (whoomphing) in the snowpack. A large, natural
avalanche occurred on the face of Petes North. Other smaller ones also
observed in that area. Intentional smaller, skier-triggered avalanche on
Tincan Peak."
Biruta MARKO
Local time: 09:28
sniega nobrukumi/nogruvumi
Explanation:
E.g.
...we call these collapses or "whoomphing", which ... is actually the technical term for a collapsing snowpack.

Collapsing un whoomphing ir sinonīmi (whoomphing ir tehniskais termins).
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vita z
Latvia
Local time: 11:28
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sniega nobrukumi/nogruvumi


Explanation:
E.g.
...we call these collapses or "whoomphing", which ... is actually the technical term for a collapsing snowpack.

Collapsing un whoomphing ir sinonīmi (whoomphing ir tehniskais termins).


    Reference: http://www.fsavalanche.org/encyclopedia/settlement.htm
vita z
Latvia
Local time: 11:28
Native speaker of: Latvian
PRO pts in category: 12

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