Share this entry

Share this page

prevailing wind

Saltos de línea: pre¦vail|ing wind

Definición de prevailing wind en inglés:


A wind from the direction that is predominant or most usual at a particular place or season: the trees all leaned inland, away from the prevailing wind prevailing westerly winds spread acid rain across the country
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As for the wind dispersion, the prevailing winds are mostly easterly.
  • Coral islands are usually a fairly standard shape, roughly circular or elliptical, curving this way or that on the surrounding reef according to the direction of the prevailing winds.
  • The North Atlantic is unusually salty, because the location of mountains and the direction of prevailing winds lead to the export of water vapor from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Definición de prevailing wind en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

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

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
relating to dancing