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air current

[′er ‚kər·ənt]
(fluid mechanics)
Very generally, any moving stream of air.
(mining engineering)
The flow of air ventilating the workings of a mine. Also known as airflow.
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But experts say workers parachuting from burning skyscrapers would be swept into the flames by air currents.
Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will continue to rise to become from 3 to 7 degrees above average as the country is affected by a high air pressure accompanied by western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Pollution magnet Atmospheric scientists learned that the Mediterranean Sea is a crossroads for pollution-laden air currents from Europe, Asia, and North America (162: 261).
An acidic reading (a pH below 7) may indicate that pollutants churned into the atmosphere by factories and cars have been transported to the Arctic by ocean or air currents. They're deposited in the Arctic ice pack by acid rain and snow.
Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will rise to become around average as the country is affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
During the first of their trials, they minimized movements that might create air currents within the suite.
"For good reasons we're not sure of," says Kousky, it all began with the jet stream, a band of high-speed air currents originating above the Pacific Ocean.
Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will remain around average as the country is affected by a superficial high air pressure accompanied by western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
A new survey suggests, however, that the area is a crossroads for pollution-carrying air currents from Europe, Asia, and North America.
Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will drop to become around average as the country is affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by wet western air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Wafted by air currents, the data-collecting specks sense the presence of trace gases.
Damascus, SANA- Temperatures will drop, yet they will remain slightly above average as the country is affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.