anticyclone

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an·ti·cy·clone

 (ăn′tē-sī′klōn′, ăn′tī-)
n.
An extensive system of winds spiraling outward from a high-pressure center, circling clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

an′ti·cy·clon′ic (-klŏn′ĭk) adj.

anticyclone

(ˌæntɪˈsaɪkləʊn)
n
(Physical Geography) meteorol a body of moving air of higher pressure than the surrounding air, in which the pressure decreases away from the centre. Winds circulate around the centre in a clockwise direction in the N hemisphere and anticlockwise in the S hemisphere. Also called: high
anticyclonic adj

an•ti•cy•clone

(ˌæn tiˈsaɪ kloʊn, ˌæn taɪ-)

n.
a circulation of winds around a central region of high atmospheric pressure that is clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
[1875–80]
an`ti•cy•clon′ic (-saɪˈklɒn ɪk) adj.

an·ti·cy·clone

(ăn′tē-sī′klōn′)
A system of winds that spiral outward around a region of high atmospheric pressure, circling clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Compare cyclone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anticyclone - (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure centeranticyclone - (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
atmospheric state, atmosphere - the weather or climate at some place; "the atmosphere was thick with fog"
high - an air mass of higher than normal pressure; "the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high"
cyclone - (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
Translations

anticyclone

[ˈæntɪˈsaɪkləʊn] Nanticiclón m

anticyclone

[ˌæntiˈsaɪkləʊn] nanticyclone manti-depressant antidepressant [ˌæntidɪˈprɛsənt]
n
(= drug) → antidépresseur m
She died from an overdose of an anti-depressant → Elle est morte d'une overdose d'antidépresseur.
(fig)antidépresseur m
Exercise is a powerful antidepressant → Le sport est un antidépresseur puissant.
adj [drugs, medication, tablets, treatment] → antidépresseur, antidépressif/ive
to be on antidepressant drugs → être sous antidépresseurs

anticyclone

[ˈæntɪˈsaɪkləʊn] nanticiclone m