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mountain wave

[′mau̇nt·ən ‚wāv]
(meteorology)
An undulating flow of wind on the downwind, or lee, side of a mountain ridge caused by wind blowing strongly over the ridge.

mountain wave

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A well-developed mountain wave.
A standing wave or a lee wave on the downwind side of a mountain. Also called a lee wave or a standing wave.
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Rescuers now have a real edge in terms of consistent, instantaneous communications," said David Billstrom, president of Mountain Wave.
A walkway between Bear Mountain Fire Tower and the 25,000-square-foot Mountain Waves wave pool will connect the two areas, providing guests with convenient access to the new attraction.
Named America's Must-See Waterpark in 2009 by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions and one of America's best waterparks by The Travel Channel, Dollywood's Splash Country features more than 35 water adventure slides, along with The Cascades leisure pool, the Mountain Waves wave pool, the Downbound Float Trip lazy river, children's water play areas and much more.
Named America's Must-See Waterpark in 2009 by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions, Dollywood's Splash Country features more than 35 water adventure slides, along with The Cascades leisure pool, the Mountain Waves wave pool, the Downbound Float Trip lazy river, children's water play areas and much more.
Taking its name from the Smoky Mountains' popular American Black Bear, Big Bear Plunge will be located adjacent to the Downbound Float Trip - the water park's lazy river - and the Mountain Waves wave pool.
Taking its name from the Smoky Mountains' popular American Black Bear, Big Bear Plunge will be located adjacent to the Downbound Float Trip--the water park's lazy river--and the Mountain Waves wave pool.

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