geostrophic

adjective geo·stroph·ic \ ˌjē-ə-ˈsträ-fik \

Definition of geostrophic

:of, relating to, or arising from the Coriolis force

geostrophically

play \ˌjē-ə-ˈsträ-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of geostrophic

ge- + Greek strophikos turned, from strophē turning — more at strophe


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