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wind vocabulary ect.
is the movement of parallel air to Earth's surface
a type of instrument used to measure wind speed
windchill factor
the increased cooling that a wind can cause
local winds
are winds that blow over short distances
sea breeze
a local wind that blows from an ocean or lake
land breeze
flow of air from land to a body of water

*caused by: unequal heating on Earth's surface
global winds
winds the blow steadily from specific directions over long distances

*caused by: unequal heating on Earth's surface
coriolis effect
the way earth's rotation makes winds curve

*without it winds would blow in a straight line
the distance from the equatior measured in degrees