Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/05/15 Katabatic

Katabatic (adjective)
katabatic [kat-uh-bat-ik]


adjective, Meteorology.
1. (of a wind or air current) moving downward or down a slope.

Origin: 1915-20; < Greek katabatikós pertaining to going down, equivalent to kata- kata- + ba- (stem of baínein to go; see basis ) + -tikos -tic

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