Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
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any intriguing terms.
The component of wind shear which is due to a change in wind
direction with height, e.g., southeasterly winds at the surface and
southwesterly winds aloft. A veering wind with height in the lower
part of the atmosphere is a type of directional shear often
considered important for tornado development.