aerial drainage

noun

Definition of aerial drainage

: the downslope flow of surface air caused by its relatively high density produced by contact cooling, especially prevalent on still clear nights in hilly or mountainous terrain

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First Known Use of aerial drainage

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Aerial drainage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerial%20drainage. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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