foehn wind

foehn wind
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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

  • foehn — var. of FOEHN. * * * noun a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps • Syn: ↑fohn • Hypernyms: ↑wind, ↑air current, ↑current of air * * * noun or föhn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foehn — Foehn, n. [G. dial. (Swiss), fr. L. Favonius west wind. Cf. {Favonian}.] (Meteor.) (a) A warm dry wind that often blows in the northern valleys of the Alps, due to the indraught of a storm center passing over Central Europe. The wind, heated by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foehn — [fān; ] Ger [ fën] n. [Ger dial. föhn < MHG phönne < OHG fonno < LL * faunjo < L Favonius, west wind: see FAVONIAN] a warm, dry wind blowing down into the valleys of a mountain, esp. in the Alps …   English World dictionary

  • wind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. twist, [en]twine; coil, curl, spiral; bandage, loop; enfold, in fold; wreathe, roll; crank, reel; sinuate, meander, wander. See convulsion, deviation, rotation. n. See wind. II Current of air Nouns… …   English dictionary for students

  • foehn — /fayn/; Ger. /fuen/, n. a warm, dry wind descending a mountain, as on the north side of the Alps. Also, föhn. [1860 65; < G Föhn (orig. in Alpine dialects), MHG foenne, OHG phonno < VL *faonius, for L Favonius FAVONIUS] * * * ▪ wind German  Föhn …   Universalium

  • Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …   Wikipedia

  • wind — wind1 n. /wind/, Literary /wuynd/; v. /wind/, n. 1. air in natural motion, as that moving horizontally at any velocity along the earth s surface: A gentle wind blew through the valley. High winds were forecast. 2. a gale; storm; hurricane. 3. any …   Universalium

  • WInd — West Indian. Also, W.Ind. * * * I Movement of air relative to the surface of the Earth. Wind is an important factor in determining and controlling climate and weather. It is also the generating force of most ocean and freshwater waves. Wind… …   Universalium

  • Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • foehn — fenas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Šiltas ir sausas, dažnai smarkus ir gūsingas, nuo kalnų į slėnius pučiantis vėjas. atitikmenys: angl. foehn; foen wind vok. Föhn, m rus. фён, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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