bar·​o·​clin·​i·​ty | \ ˌber-ə-ˈkli-nə-tē How to pronounce baroclinity (audio) , ˌba-rə- \

Definition of baroclinity

: 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

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First Known Use of baroclinity

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baroclinity

baroclin(ic) + -ity

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“Baroclinity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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