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Is wind a gas?


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Answered 2010-04-07 19:06:20

The first thing to understand is that "wind" is just another name for rapidly moving air, essentially; wind is not separate from air, it's a way to describe it's (or any other gas's) behavior.

Now since air (oxygen) is a gas, and wind is air (in this case), then YES wind is gas.

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