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local wind

[wind] /wɪnd/
one of a number of winds that are influenced predominantly by the topographic features of a relatively small region. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • The data reveal that as the northern ice cap grew, its changing contours altered local wind patterns.
  • Waves generated by the local wind blowing at the time of observation.
  • Because local wind systems dominate the trade winds, these deserts are less stable than other deserts.
  • Wind turbine manufacturers can help you size your system based on your electricity needs and the specifics of local wind patterns.
  • local wind and weather patterns also can affect tides.
  • The project provides lessons for how urban communities may accept and encourage local wind energy development.

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