downburst(redirected from Plough Wind)
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Related to Plough Wind: downburst, plow wind
A powerful downward air current from a cumulonimbus cloud, typically associated with thunderstorm activity.
(Physical Geography) a very high-speed downward movement of turbulent air in a limited area for a short time. Near the ground it spreads out from its centre with high horizontal velocities. Also called: microburst