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Meaning of anabatic

an•a•bat•ic

Pronunciation: (an"u-bat'ik), [key]
— adj. Meteorol.
  1. pertaining to an uphill wind produced by the effects of local heating. Cf. katabatic.
  2. (formerly) pertaining to any upward-moving air current.
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