ageostrophic

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adjective ageo·stroph·ic \(ˈ)ā-ˌjē-ə-ˈsträ-fik\

Definition of ageostrophic

  1. :  not caused or affected by the Coriolis force ageostrophic motion an ageostrophic current … the wind velocity can be separated into the geostrophic and ageostrophic parts … — Guido Visconti, Fundamentals of Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere, 2001

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Origin and Etymology of ageostrophic

2a- + geostrophic


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