• Definition for "katabatic wind"
    • A drainage wind / fall wind: a wind,…
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katabatic wind definition

  • noun:
    • A drainage wind / fall wind: a wind, for instance the bora or Böhmwind, which moves high-density atmosphere from a greater elevation down an incline, as a result of the power of gravity.
    • a wind due to the downward movement of cold environment
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