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downdraft

[doun-draft, -drahft] /ˈdaʊnˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft/
noun
1.
a downward current, as of air:
a downdraft in a mine shaft.
2.
a downward movement, as of the stock market.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; down1 + draft
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downdraft
  (doun'drāft')   
A downward moving current of air in a cumulonimbus cloud. Compare updraft.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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