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gradient wind

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  • gradient wind — /wind/ a wind with a velocity and direction that are mathematically defined by the balanced relationship of the pressure gradient force to the centrifugal force and the Coriolis force: conceived as blowing parallel to isobars. Cf. geostrophic… …   Universalium

  • gradient wind — Any horizontal wind velocity tangent to the contour line of a constant pressure surface or an isobar. This movement of air is to the result of a combination of three forces: pressure gradient force, geostrophic force, and cyclostrophic force. In… …   Aviation dictionary

  • gradient wind — noun see gradient velocity * * * /wind/ a wind with a velocity and direction that are mathematically defined by the balanced relationship of the pressure gradient force to the centrifugal force and the Coriolis force: conceived as blowing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gradient wind — noun A horizontal wind velocity tangent to the contour line of a constant pressure surface (or to the isobar of a geopotential surface) at or above 2,500 feet (762 meters) …   Wiktionary

  • gradient wind speed — noun the speed of the wind calculated as for geostrophic wind speed, but taking into account the curvature of the path of the air …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wind engineering — is a field of structural engineering devoted to the analysis of wind effects on the natural or built environment to protect it from possible damage. It includes strong winds which may cause discomfort as well as extreme winds such as tornadoes,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Wind gradient — In common usage, wind gradient, more specifically wind speed gradientcite book | last = Hadlock | first = Charles | title = Mathematical Modeling in the Environment | publisher = Mathematical Association of America | location = Washington | year …   Wikipedia

  • Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …   Wikipedia

  • gradient velocity — noun or gradient wind : the velocity of the air that would cause it to move parallel to the current isobar if without friction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wind shear — Wind shear, sometimes referred to as windshear or wind gradient, is a difference in wind speed and direction over a relatively short distance in the atmosphere. Wind shear can be broken down into vertical and horizontal components, with… …   Wikipedia

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