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A device, especially found in hot regions of the Middle East, that ventilates a house by the use of wind. A small tower on the roof contains an opening that faces the prevailing wind, which is at a cooler temperature than the interior of the house. Because the wind velocity at this opening is greater than it is at the lower windows of the house, air in the shaft of the tower is forced down the shaft to cool the house.
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8 Follow the path up through an area of elder and hawthorn and up towards the Windcatcher, where you bear right and return to the Chilterns Gateway Centre.
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