Definition of microburst in English:
A sudden, powerful, localized air current, especially a downdraught.
- With a flip of a switch, the same simulator will generate a microburst (powerful downdraft).
- Thunderstorms present aviators with many meteorological hazards: extreme turbulence and icing, low-level wind shear, microbursts, lightning strikes, and hail.
- At the time, I was looking for software to visualize my 3 - D model data of microbursts, severe downdrafts that sometimes descend from thunderstorm clouds.
Definition of microburst in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan