Definitions for katabaticˌkæt əˈbæt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kat•a•bat•icˌkæt əˈbæt ɪk(adj.)

  1. (of a wind) moving downward or down a slope.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of katabatic:

1915–20; < Gk katabatikós pertaining to descent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. katabatic, catabatic(adj)

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


  1. katabatic(Adjective)

    Downslope on a mountainside.


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