[ grav-i-tee wind ]
/ ˈgræv ɪ ti ˌwɪnd /
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
Words nearby gravity wind
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