catabatic


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Related to catabatic: catabatic wind
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Adj.1.catabatic - of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
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Sir Jeremy Morse comments on Susan Thorpe's "Odd One Out": "Words which fail to be palindromes by one letter are reasonably easy to find up to a length of nine letters, as CATABATIC, DETONATED, POSSESSOR.
As the anonymous reviewer for Helios notes, Stone's World Trade Center (2005) contains decided, and sometimes very literal, catabatic elements.