cyclogenesis

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cyclogenesis

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
the formation and development of a low-pressure storm system

cy•clo•gen•e•sis

(ˌsaɪ kləˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌsɪk lə-)

n.
the intensification or development of a cyclone.
[1935–40]
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Weather forecasters use this term when a low-pressure system undergoes bombogenesis, a rapid drop in atmospheric pressure of 24 millibars or more in 24 hours.
But we must ask how its possible that, three days, then four days later, a vital, international hub was still crippled by a lousy foot of bombogenesis.
The storm was powered by a rapid drop in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters called a bombogenesis, or a "bomb cyclone.
com/bomb-cyclone-winter-storm-grayson-expected-undergo-bombogenesis-2636710) bombogenesis .