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 plane.

Other Words for Wind

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
Wind Verb Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, puff, gust, breath, draught, light air, current (of air)
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Shear

Science / Tides and Currents / Shear: A quasi-horizontal layer moving at a different velocity relative to the layer directly below and/or above. MORE

Shear Line

Science / Weather / Shear Line: A line of maximum horizontal wind shear. A narrow zone across which there is an abrupt change in the horizontal wind component parallel to it. 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 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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