adjective cy·clo·stroph·ic

Definition of cyclostrophic

  1. :  of cyclic compulsion —used of the component of the deflective force of a wind that is due to the curvature of its path

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Origin and Etymology of cyclostrophic

cycl- + Late Greek strophikos fit to be turned, turned, from Greek stroph- (stem of strephein to turn) + -ikos -ic — more at strophe

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