bar·​o·​clin·​i·​ty ˌber-ə-ˈkli-nə-tē How to pronounce baroclinity (audio)
: baroclinicity
It is well known that low-level baroclinity can have an important influence on convective storm dynamics.Paul M. Markowski and Jerry Y. Harrington, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, July 2005

Word History


baroclin(ic) + -ity

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baroclinity was in 1951

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“Baroclinity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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