geostrophic

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

Definition of geostrophic 

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

Other Words from geostrophic

geostrophically \ˌjē-​ə-​ˈsträ-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of geostrophic

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geostrophic

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

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