Wind shock

Related to Wind shock: wind shear, wind sock
a wind shake.

See also: Wind

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The ones that survived the wind shock promptly scurried into dark places to hide--under buildings, eaves and steps, in attics and the like.
"I'm trying to make it easier for her because I know if I don't make it easy for her on the course, she's not going to make it easy for me off the golf course; and the course is a shorter period of time." The players had been gearing up for blustery conditions at Pearl Valley, but after the early morning wind shocked everyone by dying away.
We could never see the dominant ions--electrically charged atoms--driving these winds because they are visible only in the extreme ultraviolet." Cassinelli also reported observations of "wind shocks"--instabilities in the wind that cause it to slow down dramatically, but that spur radical temperature increases which cause X-rays and possibly some of the extreme ultraviolet fluorescence that occurs in H II regions.