from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Declining: said of the stage of defervescence of an acute disease.

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  • adj. of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night


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  • The presence of a strong foehn (catabatic wind) contributes to warming and drying the Tsangpo Valley.

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  • Dry air descending the north slope, however, warms at nearly its full catabatic potential as there is little heat expended to evaporate water in this dry environment.

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