Definition of Downdrafts

1. Noun. (plural of downdraft) ¹



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Definition of Downdrafts

1. downdraft [n] - See also: downdraft

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downdrafts

downconversion
downconversions
downconverted
downconverter
downconverters
downcore
downcourt
downcurved
downcycle
downcycled
downcycles
downcycling
downdip
downdraft
downdraft gasifier
downdrafts (current term)
downdraught
downdraughts
downdraw
downdrift
downed
downer
downers
downest
downey heads
downeyite
downface
downfall
downfallen
downfalling

Literary usage of Downdrafts

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1. Basic Helicopter Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"proach may be used when barriers or excessive downdrafts exist. A shallower-than-normal approach may be used when there are no barriers or downdrafts and ..."

2. Aviation Safety: FAA Can Better Prepare General Aviation Pilots for Mountain by Allen Li, Maryann Kruslicky, Timothy F. Hannegan (1998)
"In Tips on Mountain Flying, FAA estimates that mountain downdrafts can reach an "unbelievable velocity" of thousands of feet per second. ..."

3. Multi-Language Glossary on Natural Disasters edited by Kenzo Toki (1994)
"However, exhausting air from a tighter house might increase the amount the furnace downdrafts and the influx of radon. Using a furnace that draws combustion ..."

4. The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine (1875)
"They had used up their strength by wickedness, and were of next to no service, but rather downdrafts and unbearable drags to progress. ..."

5. Selected Proceedings of the Sheffield Symposium on Applied Probability by Ishwar V. Basawa, Robert Lee Taylor (1991)
"He describes the resulting interplay between downdrafts and updrafts that appear to serve the propagation of the system. On the other hand, Zawadski (1973) ..."

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