catabatic

World English Dictionary
catabasis (kəˈtæbəsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  a descent or downward movement
2.  the decline of a disease
 
catabatic
 
adj

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catabatic

adjective
of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night [syn: katabatic] [ant: anabatic
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