Meaning of downdraft

down•draft

Pronunciation: (doun'draft", -dräft"), [key]
— n.
  1. a downward current, as of air: a downdraft in a mine shaft.
  2. a downward movement, as of the stock market.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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