wind divide

wind divide

[′win də‚vīd]
(meteorology)
A semipermanent feature of the atmospheric circulation (usually a high-pressure ridge) on opposite sides of which the prevailing wind directions differ greatly.
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The first of the three sections into which Wind divides his book is called "The Play of Gender," and includes one chapter on Gautier's Mademoiselle de Maupin and another on Baudelaire's La Fanfarlo.