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katabatic (adj.)

of winds, "blowing down a slope," 1904, from Greek katabatos "descending," from katabainein "to go down," a compound of kata "down" (see cata-) + bainein "to go, walk, step," from PIE root *gwa- "to go, come."

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Definitions of katabatic

katabatic (adj.)
of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night;
Synonyms: catabatic
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