moving upward: said of air currents or winds
Origin of anabatic; from Classical Greek anabatikos: see Anabasis
Of or relating to rising wind currents.
Origin of anabaticGreek anabatikos, skilled in mounting, from anabainein, to rise; see anabaena.
Anabatic winds are created in a valley when cool air reaches a warmed surface, and the warmed lighter air then rises upslope.
(comparative more anabatic, superlative most anabatic)