downdraft

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noun down·draft \-ˌdraft\

Definition of downdraft

  1. 1 :  a downward current of gas (such 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


DOWNDRAFT Defined for English Language Learners

downdraft

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noun down·draft \-ˌdraft\

Definition of downdraft for English Language Learners

  • : a downward flow of air


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