an·​a·​bat·​ic ˌa-nə-ˈba-tik How to pronounce anabatic (audio)
: moving upward : rising
an anabatic wind

Word History


Greek anabatos, verbal of anabainein

First Known Use

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anabatic was circa 1918

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“Anabatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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