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STRAIGHT FLOW [1 record]

Record 1 2012-11-27


Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics

tropical wave: A kink or bend in the normally straight flow of surface air in the tropics which forms a low pressure trough, or pressure boundary, with showers and thunderstorms.


  • Physique de l'atmosphère

onde tropicale : Courbe dans l'écoulement normalement droit de l'air de surface sous les tropiques, qui forme un creux de basse pression accompagné d'averses et d'orages.


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