Anabatic An`a*bat"ic, a. [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • anabatic — ANABÁTIC, Ă, anabatici, ce, adj. (med.) Care creşte, care se măreşte. – Din fr. anabatique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  anabátic adj. m., pl. anabátici; f. sg. anabátică …   Dicționar Român

  • anabatic — [an΄ə bat′ik] adj. [Gr anabatikos: see ANABASIS] moving upward: said of air currents or winds …   English World dictionary

  • anabatic — adjective Etymology: Greek anabatos, verbal of anabainein Date: 1853 moving upward ; rising < an anabatic wind > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anabatic — /an euh bat ik/, adj. Meteorol. 1. pertaining to an uphill wind produced by the effects of local heating. Cf. katabatic. 2. (formerly) pertaining to any upward moving air current. [1805 15; < Gk anabatikós pertaining to climbing or to a climber,… …   Universalium

  • anabatic — adjective a) rising (up a slope) b) Of or pertaining to anabasis Ant: katabatic …   Wiktionary

  • anabatic —   the movement of air up slopes due to convection …   Geography glossary

  • anabàtic — a|na|bà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • anabatic — adj. (Meteorology) created by the upward flow of warm air (of a wind) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anabatic — [ˌanə batɪk] adjective Meteorology (of a wind) caused by local upward motion of warm air. Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk anabatikos, from anabatēs a person who ascends …   English new terms dictionary

  • anabatic — an·a·bat·ic …   English syllables