katabatic breeze

katabatic breeze
горный бриз

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  • 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

  • mountain breeze — A breeze in the valley in the later afternoons and at night. During this period, the valley walls cool quickly, cooling a layer of air next to the slope. This cold and more dense air moves downs lope into the valley, causing the mountain breeze… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Mountain breeze and valley breeze — Cartoon of mountain and valley breezes. A mountain breeze and a valley breeze are two related, localized winds that occur one after the other on a daily cycle. They are not the same as katabatic winds, which usually occur on a larger scale.… …   Wikipedia

  • climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …   Universalium

  • Santa Ana wind — The Santa Ana winds are strong, extremely dry offshore winds that characteristically sweep through in Southern California and northern Baja California in late fall into winter. They can range from hot to cold, depending on the prevailing… …   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

  • Oroshi — The Oroshi wind which causes unpredictable damage Mafū (魔風, lit., devilish wind?, 1853) …   Wikipedia

  • Mistral (wind) — The winds of the Mediterranean Tramontane …   Wikipedia

  • draught — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, acceptance, acceptance bill, air current, arrangement, article, attraction, autograph, bag, bang, bank acceptance, bank check, beverage, bill, bill …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anabatic wind — A local wind that flows up the side of the valleys resulting from increased heating along the valley walls. Often anabatic wind results in cumulus clouds along the ridges on either side of the valley. These winds are the opposite of katabatic… …   Aviation dictionary

  • air current — noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure trees bent under the fierce winds when there is no wind, row the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into… …   Useful english dictionary

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