interfret

noun
in·​ter·​fret | \ ˈintə(r)+ˌ- \

Definition of interfret

: the interaction between two wind currents of different velocities or directions producing a wave motion of the air often of great amplitude and frequently creating special cloud effects (as mackerel sky or billow clouds)

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History and Etymology for interfret

inter- + fret (network)

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“Interfret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interfret. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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