Siberian Express


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Siberian Express

An extremely cold air mass that originates in Siberia and travels to another country, especially the United States. A play on the name of the rail line. Primarily heard in US. We've been having an unusually warm November, but the temperature is expected to plummet next week once the Siberian Express hits. The entire region has been blasted with cold air by the Siberian Express, with temperatures dipping as low as -10 degrees Fahrenheit.
See also: express

Siberian express

n. an enormous mass of very cold air moving from Siberia, across the North Pole, and down onto North America. The country braced itself for a return Friday of the Siberian express with temperatures dropping to twenty below in many areas.
See also: express
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What's going on and does it relate to global warming?"Freezing cold 'Siberian Express' is roaring towards Britain," screamed the front page of the Daily Express newspaper last Friday as a cold front, the so-called "Beast from the East," battered its way west.
"He's never been put under pressure, especially not the pressure the Siberian Express is going to put on him."
"Worst ever!" Bostonians complained, pointing fingers at everyone and everything from politicians to the polar vortex that brought the Siberian Express across the Northeast.
Now she's packed up and ready to take an epic trip on the Trans Siberian Express. She begins her trip in Hong Kong, a place she knows well from her childhood, before taking in the sights and sounds of China, Mongolia and Russia.
Spain, Greece, Florida, New York and sun-kissed beaches around the Indian Ocean are among the favourite getaway destinations - but Althams has also sold trips on the Trans Siberian Express.
| There's stunning scenery on the Trans Siberian Express
Andre Fabre's 1984 Poule d'Essai des Poulains winner Siberian Express also shows what a force he is in distaff pedigrees by featuring as damsire of Unbridled's Note, an Unbridled's Song half-brother to Mother Goose Stakes winner Spoken Fur, while his son In Excess is the damsire of Chosen Miracle, a colt by Ghostzapper.
When sub-freezing temperatures linger, as they do during a wintertime "Siberian Express," homeowners often are caught by surprise as water pipes freeze or burst.
A YEAR AGO THIS month, the freezing "Siberian express" left many Western gardens decimated--and gardeners wondering how to protect borderline-hardy plants when temperatures dip well below normal for prolonged periods.
He gave a very taking display, coming through smoothly to assume command from the Prix Morny hero Siberian Express at the quarter pole, holding a two-length advantage entering the Dip.
Situated on the left bank of the Ob River, the Vasyuganskoye--one of the world's largest areas of peatland--covers around five million hectares and supports a variety of unusual plant and animal species, as well as acting as a globally important carbon sink; ABOVE RIGHT: the Siberian Express, 1910-11.
Regardless of how he fares, the 16-year-old son of In Excess, an Irishbred Californian stallion who sired the 2003 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches winner Musical Chimes, is already proven as a much needed ambassador for the Grey Sovereign line in the US, descending from him via Caro and Siberian Express. And, as he has only one strain of Northern Dancer and Mr Prospector, both through his damsire Leo Castelli (by Sovereign Dancer out of a Raise A Native mare), he is open to a wide variety of mares.
SIBERIAN EXPRESS: Military velvet cropped jacket by Julien Macdonald; faux fur jacket, pounds 55 and black tiered skirt, pounds 45 all at Debenhams
In all, usitCAMPUS has six standard routes - costing up to pounds 1,369 for the Adrenalin Line which offers coach travel in Canada, adventure tours in Asia and a Beijing-Moscow ticket on the Trans Siberian Express as optional extras.
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