anabatic wind

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anabatic wind (plural anabatic winds)

  1. (physics, meteorology) An upslope wind; usually applied only when the wind is blowing up a hill or mountain as a result of local surface heating and apart from the effects of the larger scale circulation; the opposite of katabatic wind. The most common type anabatic is the valley wind.

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