Plow Wind

Science / Weather / Plow Wind: The spreading downdraft and strong straight-line winds preceding a thunderstorm. So named in the American Midwest because of its ability to flatten tall grasses as it passes.

Other Words for Wind

Wind Noun Synonyms: turn, bend, twist, snake, worm, twine, zigzag, slew, swerve, loop, coil, curve, meander, ramble, veer
Wind Verb Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, puff, gust, breath, draught, light air, current (of air)
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 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

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 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 Shear

Science / Weather / Wind Shear: The rate of wind speed or direction change with distance. Vertical wind shear is the rate of change of the wind with respect to altitude. Horizontal wind shear is the rate of change on a horizontal pl MORE

Wind Shift

Science / Weather / Wind Shift: The term applied to a change in wind direction of 45 degrees or more, which takes place in less than 15 minutes. It may the result of a frontal passage, from katabatic winds, sea breezes, or thunderst MORE

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