[kat-uh-bat-ik] /ˌkæt əˈbæt ɪk/
(of a wind or air current) moving downward or down a slope.
Compare (def 1).
(of winds) blowing downhill through having become denser with cooling, esp at night when heat is lost from the earth’s surface Compare anabatic
Relating to wind currents that blow down a gradient, especially down the slopes of a mountain or glacier. When air comes in contact with the cool surface of a glacier or the upper regions of a mountain or slope, the air cools, becomes dense, and blows downward. Katabatic winds are usually cool and are especially common at night in polar regions. Compare anabatic.
/kəˈtæbəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of catabolism
foundation, a place in the open desert wastes on the east of Jordan (Judg. 8:10), not far beyond Succoth and Penuel, to the south. Here Gideon overtook and routed a fugitive band of Midianites under Zeba and Zalmunna, whom he took captive.
[kuh-tah-dn] /kəˈtɑ dn/ noun 1. Mount, the highest peak in Maine, in the central part. 5273 feet (1607 meters). noun See round white potato
[kah-tuh-kah-nuh; Japanese kah-tah-kah-nah] /ˌkɑ təˈkɑ nə; Japanese ˈkɑ tɑˈkɑ nɑ/ noun 1. the more angular, less commonly used of the two Japanese syllabaries. /ˌkɑːtəˈkɑːnə/ noun 1. one of the two systems of syllabic writing employed for the representation of Japanese, based on Chinese ideograms. It is used mainly for foreign or foreign-derived words n. from […]