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downdraft

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noun down·draft \-ˌdraft\

Simple Definition of downdraft

  • : a downward flow of air

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of downdraft

  1. 1 :  a downward current of gas (as air during a thunderstorm)

  2. 2 :  decline 1 <an economic downdraft>

Examples of downdraft in a sentence

  1. a strong downdraft from the thunderstorm



1849

First Known Use of downdraft

1849


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