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  • noun Plural form of updraft.

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Examples

  • These upward and downward movements (called updrafts and downdrafts) start to form verticals "walls" in the liquid.

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  • A falcon rode the updrafts, its mournful call only adding to her loneliness.

    Earl of Durkness

  • She whooped and screamed on the updrafts and choked with laughter when Inez was startled by another falling falcon.

    Wielding The Knife « A Fly in Amber

  • The eagles, falcons and pelicans loved windy days and threw themselves into the sky, catching updrafts that took them to dizzying heights.

    Bird Cloud

  • Inside a thunderstorm are strong updrafts of warm air and downdrafts of cold air.

    All Hail the Record Chunk of Ice in Mr. Scott's Frost-Free Freezer

  • A falcon rode the updrafts, its mournful call only adding to her loneliness.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The eagles, falcons and pelicans loved windy days and threw themselves into the sky, catching updrafts that took them to dizzying heights.

    Bird Cloud

  • The eagles, falcons and pelicans loved windy days and threw themselves into the sky, catching updrafts that took them to dizzying heights.

    Bird Cloud

  • But Messrs. Truman, Reagan and Clinton all benefited from the updrafts of a recovering economy.

    Obama Is Dealt a Tough Hand

  • The eagles, falcons and pelicans loved windy days and threw themselves into the sky, catching updrafts that took them to dizzying heights.

    Bird Cloud

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