intertropical convergence zone

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intertropical convergence zone

n.
A broad area of low atmospheric pressure where the northeasterly and southeasterly trade winds converge over the equatorial region, extending approximately 10° north and south of the equator. Warm, humid air that converges here rises and cools, forming clouds and frequent, heavy showers.
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Intertropical Convergence Zone

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol the zone of deep convection and heavy rainfall in the tropics, esp along or near the equator. Abbreviation: ITCZ
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