front·​ol·​y·​sis ˌfrən-ˈtä-lə-səs How to pronounce frontolysis (audio)
: a process tending to destroy a meteorological front

Word History


New Latin

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of frontolysis was in 1934

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“Frontolysis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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