downslope wind

downslope wind
ветер, дующий вниз по склону

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Foehn wind — A foehn wind or föhn wind is a type of dry downslope wind which occurs in the lee of a mountain range. It is a rain shadow wind which results from the subsequent adiabatic warming of air which has dropped most of its moisture on windward slopes ( …   Wikipedia

  • katabatic wind — ▪ meteorology also called  downslope wind , or  gravity wind        wind that blows down a slope because of gravity. It occurs at night, when the highlands radiate heat and are cooled. The air in contact with these highlands is thus also cooled,… …   Universalium

  • Sundowner (wind) — A Sundowner is an offshore wind which occurs when a region of high pressure is directly north of the Santa Barbara area, the part of the California coast which trends east west. When the pressure gradient is perpendicular to the axis of the Santa …   Wikipedia

  • gravity wind — /wind/ a light wind directed downslope, occurring at night because of the cooling and densification of the air near the ground. Also called drainage wind. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • Katabatic wind — A katabatic wind, from the Greek word katabatikos meaning going downhill , is the technical name for a drainage wind, a wind that carries high density air from a higher elevation down a slope under the force of gravity. Such winds are sometimes… …   Wikipedia

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  • gravity wind — noun : a katabatic wind * * * /wind/ a light wind directed downslope, occurring at night because of the cooling and densification of the air near the ground. Also called drainage wind. [1925 30] * * * gravity wind, a wind produced by the downward …   Useful english dictionary

  • windstorm — /wind stawrm /, n. a storm with heavy wind but little or no precipitation. [1350 1400; ME; see WIND1, STORM] * * * ▪ meteorology  a wind that is strong enough to cause at least light damage to trees and buildings and may or may not be accompanied …   Universalium


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