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DOMINANT WIND [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-21


Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Pleasure Boating and Yachting
  • Wind Energy

Wind direction, at a specific place, which has a clearly higher frequency of occurrence than that of any other wind direction.


prevailing wind: term also used in sailing.

Key term(s)
  • prevailing winds


  • Physique de l'atmosphère
  • Yachting et navigation de plaisance
  • Énergie éolienne

Direction du vent, en un lieu donné, qui a une fréquence nettement supérieure à celle des autres directions.


Les arbres d'ombrage seront plantés de manière à fournir une fraîcheur permanente en conjonction avec les vents dominants.


vent dominant : terme généralement utilisé au pluriel (vents dominants).


vent dominant : terme aussi employé [dans le domaine de] la voile.

Key term(s)
  • vents dominants


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Física de la atmósfera
  • Vela y navegación de placer
  • Energía eólica

Viento cuya dirección, en un lugar dado, tiene una frecuencia claramente superior a la de las otras direcciones.

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