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Term: Rotor
Definition: Circulation of flow about a horizontal or nearly horizontal axis that is usually associated with flow over the lee side of a barrier, such as a mountain range. The rotation may extend to the ground, cause hazards to aircraft, and carry large amounts of dust aloft.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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