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wind shear. (n.d.). Retrieved October 16th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/wind-shear
A significant variation in the speed or velocity of the wind with respect to location or altitude, as in the speed change of a downdraft, or in the directional change of lateral winds along the edge of a thunderstorm.