Share this entry

Share this page

berg wind

Line breaks: berg wind

Definition of berg wind in English:

noun

South African
A hot dry northerly wind blowing from the interior to coastal districts.
Example sentences
  • Many named winds: chinook, fohn and the berg wind for example, identify this adiabatic condition.
  • The central and southern coasts will experience berg wind conditions for much of the period.
  • The outward air-flow from the anti-cyclonic core can provide berg wind conditions along the coast.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure