Foehn

• (n.) Any similar wind, as the chinook, in other parts of the world. • (n.) A warm dry wind that often blows in the northern valleys of the Alps, due to the indraught of a storm center passing over Central Europe. The wind, heated by compression in its descent from the mountains, reaches the base, particularly in winter, dry and warm.Foe...
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Foehn

Foehn noun [ G. dial. (Swiss), from Latin Favonius west wind. Confer Favonian .] (Meteor.) (a) A warm dry wind that often blows in the northern valleys of the Alps, due to the indraught of a storm center passing over Central Europe. The wind, heated by compression in ...
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Foehn

A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range. The heating and drying are due to adiabatic compression as the wind descend downslope.
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Foehn

A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, whose temperature is increased as the wind desc
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FOEHN

A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, whose temperature is increased as the wind descends down the slope. It is created when air flows downhill from a high elevation, raising the temperature by adiabatic compression. Classified as a katabatic wind. Related terms: chinook wind and Santa Ana wind
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foehn

dry wind that blows down from mountaintops
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foehn

foehn (fān, Ger. fön) , warm, dry wind that occurs on the leeward slopes of a ridge of mountains. The term was originally applied to a wind of the Alps but is now used as a generic term for all winds of this type. In other parts of the world the various foehn winds have often been given l...
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foehn

warm and dry, gusty wind that periodically descends the leeward slopes of nearly all mountains and mountain ranges. The name was first applied to a ... [9 related articles]
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