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wind' shear"



Pronunciation: (wind), [key]
1. the rate at which wind velocity changes from point to point in a given direction.
2. a condition, dangerous to aircraft, in which the speed or direction of the wind changes abruptly. Cf. microburst.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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