Examples of downdraft in a Sentence
a strong downdraft from the thunderstorm
Recent Examples of downdraft from the Web
Cryptocurrency traders have become accustomed to their prices violently whipsawing up and down in waves — a 30% drop in the Bitcoin price in May preceded its recent peak by about two weeks — but the current downdraft appears more sustained.
Gaines said the formation was the result of a strong downdraft from the approaching storm that generated a powerful burst of air ahead of it.
In the grand scheme of things, the recent downdraft in tech isn’t a huge deal.
In the grand scheme of things, the recent downdraft in tech, which came in the wake of a warning about tech stock valuations from Goldman Sachs Group's global chief investment officer, Robert Boroujerdi, isn't a huge deal.
A microburst is a sudden but powerful area of sinking air, associated with the downdraft area of a thunderstorm.
The online retailer was caught in the downdraft of investor jitters over the technology sector’s valuations, pushing the founder to No. 3 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with $83.9 billion.
Just a few minutes later, however, the balloon was reportedly caught in a downdraft and descended into some trees.
With so much available moisture in our air, the downdrafts of any storms that develop will be able to tap into the greater supply of water vapor and transport more rain to the surface.
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Definition of downdraft for English Language Learners
: a downward flow of air
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