Wind Drift

Science / Tides and Currents / Wind Drift: An ocean current in which only the Coriolis and frictional forces are significant. The wind drift embodies an Ekman spiral.

Other Words for Drift

Drift Verb Synonyms: wander, roam, meander, stray, rove, ramble, mosey
Drift Noun Synonyms: intention, meaning, purport, purpose, aim, object, tenor, tone, spirit, color, essence, gist, significance, import
Drift Adjective Synonyms: coast, float, waft
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Other Words for Wind

Wind Verb Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, puff, gust, breath, draught, light air, current (of air)
Wind Noun Synonyms: turn, bend, twist, snake, worm, twine, zigzag, slew, swerve, loop, coil, curve, meander, ramble, veer
Wind Adjective Synonyms: puffery, bombast, rodomontade, bluster, boasting, braggadocio, vain speech, blather, (idle or empty) talk, fustian, nonsense, twaddle, humbug, babble, gibberish, gab, hot air, claptrap, hogwash, rot, hooey, boloney, (load of (old)) cobbl
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Wind Erosion

Business / Agriculture / Wind Erosion: The detachment and transportation of soil by wind. Wind erosion is a cropland management concern in the Plains states. MORE

Wind Drift

Science / Tides and Currents / Wind Drift: An ocean current in which only the Coriolis and frictional forces are significant. The wind drift embodies an Ekman spiral. MORE

Wind Direction

Science / Weather / Wind Direction: The direction from which the wind is blowing. For example, an easterly wind is blowing from the east, not toward the east. It is reported with reference to true north, or 360 degrees on the compass, a MORE

Wind Chill Index

Science / Weather / Wind Chill Index: The calculation of temperature that takes into consideration the effects of wind and temperature on the human body. Describes the average loss of body heat and how the temperature feels. This is not t MORE

Wind Erosion Equation

Business / Agriculture / Wind Erosion Equation: An equation used to design wind erosion control systems, which considers soil erodibility, soil roughness, climate, the unsheltered distance across a field, and the vegetative cover on the ground. MORE

Wind Relieving (Vatayanasana)

Health / Yoga / Wind Relieving (Vatayanasana): A balance pose. Lie flat on the floor. Bend one knee into your chest and hold the leg with both hands. Bring your chin down to your knee. MORE

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