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wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice abrasion , attrition , detrition , grinding
Babylonian god of storms and wind Adad
harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them aeolian harp , aeolian lyre , wind harp
cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh agal
mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of air
wind direction indicator air sock , wind cone , windsock , wind sock
slight wind (usually refreshing) air , breeze , gentle wind , zephyr
truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind air-sleeve , air sock , drogue , sock , wind cone , wind sleeve , wind sock , windsock
relatively well-defined prevailing wind airstream
large spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind Albizia lebbeck , Albizzia lebbeck , siris , siris tree
away from the wind alee
wind traveling upward or rising, of a anabatic
wind, dispersal of plant parts and seeds by the anemochory
wind, science of anemology
wind force and velocity instrument anemometer
gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind anemometer , wind gage , wind gauge
measuring wind speed and direction anemometry
pollinated by wind-dispersed pollen anemophilous
acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil angle of attack
wind in the upper atmosphere blowing above but in the opposite direction from the trade winds antitrades
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