baroclinic

adjective
bar·o·clin·ic | \ ¦ber-ə-¦kli-nik , ¦ba-rə- \

Definition of baroclinic 

: relating to a state of a fluid (such as the atmosphere) in which surfaces of constant pressure intersect those of constant density — compare barotropic

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baroclinically \¦ber-ə-¦kli-ni-k(ə-)lē, ¦ba-rə- \ adverb
One argument is that the Hadley cell extent is determined by the latitude at which the mean flow within it becomes baroclinically unstable … —Richard Seager et al., Journal of Climate, 1 Sept. 2010

First Known Use of baroclinic

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baroclinic

baro- + -clinic

Note: OK See note at barotropic

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