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The lifting of air caused by its passage up and over mountains or other sloping terrain. 4, record 1, English, - orographic%20lifting
This lifting can create orographic clouds and precipitation. 3, record 1, English, - orographic%20lifting
Ascendance forcée de l'air sur un relief montagneux. 4, record 1, French, - ascendance%20orographique
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