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gravity wind

[ grav-i-tee wind ]
/ ˈgræv ɪ ti ˌwɪnd /
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noun Meteorology.
a light wind directed downslope, occurring at night because of the cooling and densification of the air near the ground.
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Also called drainage wind .

Origin of gravity wind

First recorded in 1925–30
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