föhn wall

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föhn wall(foehn wall) A mass of cap cloud and associated precipitation over windward slopes and parts of leeward slopes on mountain barriers, resulting from the föhn effect (see föhn wind).

föhn wall

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föhn wall (foehn wall) Mass of cap cloud and associated precipitation over windward slopes and parts of leeward slopes on mountain barriers, resulting from the föhn effect (see FÖHN WIND).