subpolar

adjective
sub·po·lar | \ ˌsəb-ˈpō-lər \

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Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018 Since the middle of the 20th century, the speed at which the ocean moves water in the AMOC has dropped 15 percent, the study found, using cold subpolar water temperatures as an indirect measurement. NBC News, "Harsher winters and rising seas: Study finds slowing ocean could mean climate extremes," 15 Apr. 2018

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1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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