1. katabatic

adjective. of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night.

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Rhymes with Katabatic Wind

  • broken-wind
  • downwind
  • chagrined
  • rescind
  • skinned
  • schwind
  • grinned
  • grinde
  • thinned
  • sinned
  • sind
  • pinned
  • lynde
  • lynd
  • lindh
  • linde
  • lind
  • hynd
  • hinde
  • ginned

2. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure.

Synonyms

  • west wind
  • squall
  • boreas
  • gale
  • wester
  • northwester
  • weather condition
  • chinook wind
  • draft
  • draught
  • blow
  • sou'easter
  • crosswind
  • airstream
  • south wind
  • thermal
  • souther
  • east wind
  • simoom
  • air
  • foehn
  • breeze
  • khamsin
  • simoon
  • catabatic wind
  • headwind
  • harmattan
  • chinook
  • high wind
  • air current
  • monsoon
  • easterly
  • north wind
  • tailwind
  • gust
  • norther
  • Santa Ana
  • atmospheric condition
  • doldrums
  • sou'wester
  • calm
  • snow eater
  • calm air
  • zephyr
  • conditions
  • southerly
  • southwester
  • current of air
  • northerly
  • blast
  • prevailing wind
  • katabatic wind
  • samiel
  • fohn
  • weather
  • gentle wind
  • southeaster
  • easter

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • detach
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • snake
  • wander
  • go
  • locomote
  • thread
  • weave

Antonyms

  • repel
  • open circuit
  • untie
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] extend in curves and turns.

Synonyms

  • be
  • snake
  • twist
  • circumvolute
  • curve

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • twine
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • move
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • ride
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] a tendency or force that influences events.

Antonyms

  • leeward

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] breath.

Synonyms

  • breathing out
  • exhalation

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] form into a wreath.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • twine
  • entwine
  • lace

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • back
  • hire
  • disentangle

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] catch the scent of; get wind of.

Synonyms

  • scent
  • smell

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] the act of winding or twisting.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • winding
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • bad weather
  • discharge
  • demobilization
  • succeed

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with katabatic-wind


1. Noun Phrase
Air chilled by traveling over mostly snowbound highlands and mountain masses in the subarctic and polar latitudes is tugged by gravity down into adjoining tundra lowlands in the form of katabatic winds.

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