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Definition of 'clear air turbulence'

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The worst cases have been so-called clear-air turbulence, usually not caused by storms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Something similar happens with solitary waves in the atmosphere and you sometimes feel them as clear air turbulence onboard aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But they also described bouts of clear-air turbulence, when a smooth flight is interrupted by violent buffeting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They need to anticipate when weather conditions may force a diversion, or when clear air turbulence may cause passengers alarm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Definition of clear air turbulence from the Collins English Dictionary
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