katabatic wind

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Noun1.katabatic wind - a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air
air current, current of air, wind - 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 the atmosphere"
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Finally, try to orient the opening to provide good stand setups for the most frequent fall wind directions.
Quoting the globally renowned Iranian poem Rumi, he said, "Keep away from fall wind, since it would harm you the way it harms trees; but embrace the spring wind because it is for your own benefit.
Joanne Kantrowitz was cheerfully cleaning the center's front garden, a thick coat and hat shielding her from the chilly fall wind blowing off nearby Lake Michigan.
The sun was shining, but the fall wind nipped at his ears.