Valley Breeze

Science / Weather / Valley Breeze: An anabatic wind, it is formed during the day by the heating of the valley floor. As the ground becomes warmer than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air heat and rise, flowing up the mountainsides. It blows in the opposite direction of a mountain breeze.

Other Words for Breeze

Breeze Noun Synonyms: breath, puff, zephyr, wind, draught, gust, cat's-paw
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Other Words for Valley

Valley Adverb Synonyms: glen, dale, dell, vale, dingle, hollow, coomb or coombe or combe or comb, Welsh cirque or corrie or cwm, strath
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Mountain Breeze

Science / Weather / Mountain Breeze: A katabatic wind, it is formed at night by the radiational cooling along mountainsides. As the slopes become colder than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air cool and drain to the lowes MORE

Valley

Business / Construction / Valley: The 'V' shaped area of a roof where two sloping roofs meet. Water drains off the roof at the valleys. MORE

U-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / U-Shaped Valley: A deep valley with a flat floor and very steep walls. Shaped in cross-section like the letter 'U'. Valleys with this geometry are frequently cut by a glacier. MORE

V-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / V-Shaped Valley: A valley with a narrow bottom and a cross section shaped like the letter 'V'. Valleys of this shape are almost always cut by stream erosion. MORE

Valley Breeze

Science / Weather / Valley Breeze: An anabatic wind, it is formed during the day by the heating of the valley floor. As the ground becomes warmer than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air heat and rise, flowing up the mo MORE

Valley Glacier

Science / Geology / Valley Glacier: A glacier that is smaller than a continental glacier or an icecap, and which flows mainly along well-defined valleys, many with tributaries. MORE

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