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Anabatic winds are created in a valley when cool air reaches a warmed surface, and the warmed lighter air then rises upslope.
Of or relating to rising wind currents.
[Greek anabatikos, skilled in mounting, from anabainein, to rise; see anabaena.]
(Physical Geography) meteorol (of air currents) rising upwards, esp up slopes. Compare katabatic
[C19: from Greek anabatikos relating to ascents, from anabainein to go up; see anabasis]
an•a•bat•ic(ˌæn əˈbæt ɪk)
(of a wind or air current) moving upward. Compare katabatic.
[1805–15; < Greek anabatikós pertaining to climbing =anaba-, s. of anabaín(ein) to go up + -tikos -tic]
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|Adj.||1.||anabatic - of an air current or wind; rising especially up a slope; "an anabatic wind"|
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)