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.
Epic scenes of the flightless birds battling against the elements, the freezing 100mph catabatic winds forcing them to huddle together for warmth, take the breath away.