Definition of Anabatic

1. Adjective. Of an air current or wind; rising especially up a slope. "An anabatic wind"

Category relationships: Meteorology
Antonyms: Katabatic



Definition of Anabatic

1. a. Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever.

Definition of Anabatic

1. Adjective. (context: of a warm air current) rising (up a slope) ¹

2. Adjective. (medicine) Of or pertaining to anabasis ¹

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Definition of Anabatic

1. pertaining to rising wind currents [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anabatic

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an offer one can't refuse
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anabatic (current term)
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Literary usage of Anabatic

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1. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"The opposite of a katabatic wind is an anabatic wind. These are uphill winds that blow through the valleys in some mountainous areas. ..."

2. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1918)
"The prior volume with such pieces as The Village Blacksmith, God's Acre, Maidenhood, and the egregiously anabatic Excelsior, strengthened his hold upon the ..."

3. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1919)
"The astronomer, therefore, must regard all anabatic (up-rising) winds as potential cloud builders. The second operative cause of cooling namely, radiation, ..."

4. Manual of chemistry. A guide to lectures and laboratory work for beginners by William Simon (1901)
"... and tribasic acids are formed by substituting one, two, or three hydrogen atoms by carboxyl. For instance : Hydrocarbon». CH4 Methane. If anabatic addi. ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1852)
"57, 62; who, however, explain« the reaction in a different way.) b. M anabatic.—By evaporating a mixture of ..."

6. Early Years on the Western Reserve: With Extracts from Letters of Ephraim by George Clary Wing (1916)
"Thence, by true anabatic stages, she takes the little band through Brattle- borough, Bennington, Ballston Spa [Saratoga], to Palatine, and the Mohawk River. ..."

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