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Terms that pertain to the bulk movement of air.

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Weather; Wind

A mass of liquid or gas that is in motion. Wind is a current of air. Ocean current move large amounts of water.

wind chill

Weather; Wind

The effect that wind has in making bare skin feel colder. Wind causes skin to lose heat.


Weather; Wind

A mass of soil and rock that slides down a steep slope is called as landslide. It occurs mainly due to high winds.

jet stream

Weather; Wind

A strong wind that blows in a narrow path around the Earth high above the ground, is termed as jet stream.

rip current

Weather; Wind

A sudden, strong current of water that flows rapidly away from the shore. This current return water to the sea that the wind build up along the shore.


Weather; Wind

The flow of gases on a large scale. On Earth, wind consists of the bulk movement of air. In outer space, solar wind is the movement of gases or charged particles from the sun through space, while ...


Weather; Wind

Tornadogenesis is the process by which a tornado forms. There are many types of tornadoes, and each type of tornado can have several different methods of formation. Scientific study is ongoing, as ...

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