downdraft


down·draft

noun \-ˌdraft\

: a downward flow of air

Full Definition of DOWNDRAFT

1
:  a downward current of gas (as air during a thunderstorm)
2
:  decline 1 <an economic downdraft>

Examples of DOWNDRAFT

  1. a strong downdraft from the thunderstorm

First Known Use of DOWNDRAFT

1849

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