Foehn
Foehn Foehn, n. [G. dial. (Swiss), fr. L. Favonius west wind. Cf. {Favonian}.] (Meteor.) (a) A warm dry wind that often blows in the northern valleys of the Alps, due to the indraught of a storm center passing over Central Europe. The wind, heated by compression in its descent from the mountains, reaches the base, particularly in winter, dry and warm. (b) Any similar wind, as the chinook, in other parts of the world. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • foehn — foehn …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • foehn — [ føn ] n. m. • foen 1760; mot all., du lat. favonius « zéphyr » 1 ♦ Vent chaud et sec des Alpes suisses et autrichiennes. 2 ♦ Région. (Suisse) Sèche cheveux. foehn n. m. d1./d Vent chaud, en Suisse et au Tyrol, venant du sud. d2./d ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • foehn — FOEHN, (2) foehnuri, s.n. 1. Vânt cald, uscat şi puternic, care bate primăvara dinspre crestele alpine ale munţilor din Elveţia şi Austria spre văi, grăbind topirea zăpezilor. 2. Uscător electric pentru păr. [pr.: fön] – Din fr. foehn, germ. Föhn …   Dicționar Român

  • foehn — [fān; ] Ger [ fën] n. [Ger dial. föhn < MHG phönne < OHG fonno < LL * faunjo < L Favonius, west wind: see FAVONIAN] a warm, dry wind blowing down into the valleys of a mountain, esp. in the Alps …   English World dictionary

  • Foehn — Effet de foehn Régime de Foehn dans les Pyrénées caractérisé par une bande de ciel bleu puis, en aval du phénomène, des nuages « soufflés » traduisant un vent puissant L’effet de foehn, ou effet de föhn, est un phénomène météorologique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • foehn — var. of FOEHN. * * * noun a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps • Syn: ↑fohn • Hypernyms: ↑wind, ↑air current, ↑current of air * * * noun or föhn …   Useful english dictionary

  • foehn — /fayn/; Ger. /fuen/, n. a warm, dry wind descending a mountain, as on the north side of the Alps. Also, föhn. [1860 65; < G Föhn (orig. in Alpine dialects), MHG foenne, OHG phonno < VL *faonius, for L Favonius FAVONIUS] * * * ▪ wind German  Föhn …   Universalium

  • foehn — fenas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Šiltas ir sausas, dažnai smarkus ir gūsingas, nuo kalnų į slėnius pučiantis vėjas. atitikmenys: angl. foehn; foen wind vok. Föhn, m rus. фён, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • foehn — or föhn noun Etymology: German Föhn Date: 1861 a warm dry wind blowing down the side of a mountain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foehn — noun /fɜːn,feɪn,fɝn,feɪn/ a) A warm dry wind blowing down the side of a mountain in northern and central Europe. b) A similar wind in any mountainous area …   Wiktionary

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