Hydrology–Word of the Week

Hydrology is the study of the properties of water; especially of its movement in relation to land. My neighbor is learning about hydrology as he mops up all the water that flowed into his basement after a 3 inch rainfall in mid-July. We studied hydrology while damming...

Word of the Week

Roil verb (used with object) 1. to render (water, wine, etc.) turbid by stirring up sediment. 2. to disturb or disquiet; irritate; vex: as in: “to be roiled by a delay”. or “roiling masses of voters” verb (used without object) 3. to move or...

Idiom

id-ee-uhm] Noun–an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one’s head, or from the general grammatical rules of a language, as the table round for the round table, and that...

Susurrus

su·sur·rus so͝oˈsərəs/ noun literary noun: susurration; noun: susurrus whispering, murmuring, or rustling. “the susurrus of the stream” Another example might be: The susurrus of the wind made everyone uneasy . ....