tempest

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To storm
Any violent tumult or commotion

They awaited the word forward—awaited, too, with beating hearts and set teeth the gusts of lead and iron that were to smite them at their first movement in obedience to that word. The word was not given; the tempest did not break out.

To disturb, as by a tempest

And the moon dimly gleamed through the tempested air.

A storm, especially one with severe winds

As every sailor knows, a spicy gale in the tropic latitudes of the Pacific is far different from a tempest in the howling North Atlantic.

{n} a violent wind, storm, tumult, bustle
{v} to disturb as by a tempest, to raise
Fig
Military code-name for activities related to van Eck monitoring, and technology to defend against such monitoring
{i} storm, wind
A tempest is a very violent storm
The study and control of spurious electronic signals emitted from electronic equipment
The study and control of spurious electronic signals emitted from ADP equipment
TEMPEST is a standard for electromagnetic shielding for computer equipment It was created in response to the fact that information can be read from computer radiation (e g , from a CRT) at quite a distance and with little effort Needless to say, encryption doesn't do much good if the cleartext is available this way The typical home computer would fail all of the TEMPEST standards by a long shot So, if you are doing anything illegal, don't expect PGP or any other encryption program to save you The government could just set up a monitoring van outside your home and read everything that you are doing on your computer
A complex measurement of the combined reduction of all electromagnetic emissions from specified equipment used in high data security areas
A complex measurement of the combined reduction of all electromagnetic emission from specified equipment used in high data security areas
Classified procedure which details the complex measurement of the combined reduction of all electromagnetic emissions from specified equipment
Any violent tumult or commotion; as, a political tempest; a tempest of war, or of the passions
A fashionable assembly; a drum
(literary) a violent wind; "a tempest swept over the island"
A violent windstorm, frequently accompanied by rain, snow, or hail
An extensive current of wind, rushing with great velocity and violence, and commonly attended with rain, hail, or snow; a furious storm
a violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot"
You can refer to a situation in which people are very angry or excited as a tempest. I hadn't foreseen the tempest my request would cause a tempest in a teapot: see teapot = storm. a play by William Shakespeare about Prospero, the Duke of Milan, who has been forced by his brother to live alone on a distant island with his daughter Miranda. The other main characters are Prospero's magical helper, Ariel, and his slave Caliban
To disturb as by a tempest
(literary) a violent wind; "a tempest swept over the island
See the Note under Drum, n
tempest in a teapot
A major fuss over a trivial matter

The media frenzy over the actor's drunken behavior was a tempest in a teapot.

tempest tost
(Fotoğrafçılık) The first novel in The Salterton Trilogy by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies
tempest-tossed
1. tossed about or agitated violently2. thrown into confusion3. overwhelmed
tempest in a teapot
big fuss made over a relatively unimportant issue, great uproar over something insignificant
Dame Marie Tempest
orig. Marie Susan Etherington born July 15, 1864, London, Eng. died Oct. 15, 1942, London British actress. She began her career as an operetta singer, winning acclaim for her charming and high-spirited performances in Dorothy (1887) and touring the U.S. and Canada in the early 1890s in operettas such as The Bohemian Girl and The Pirates of Penzance. Turning to straight comedy in 1899, she appeared notably in English Nell (1900), Mrs. Dot (1908), and Hay Fever (1925)
tempests
plural of tempest
tempest
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