anabatic

adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

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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Cite this Entry

“Anabatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anabatic. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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