anticyclonic


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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.
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Adj.1.anticyclonic - of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a high pressure centeranticyclonic - of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a high pressure center
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
Translations

anticyclonic

[ˌæntɪsaɪˈklɒnɪk] ADJanticiclónico, anticiclonal

anticyclonic

[ˌæntɪsaɪˈklɒnɪk] adjanticiclonico/a
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Anticyclonic currents can be seen between the Abyssal Plain, the Algiers Basin and around of the Balearic islands, between the Sardinian-Balearic pass and the Gulf of Lion, and at the western part of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The downward displacement is quantitatively consistent with the expected downward "Ekman pumping" that results from the anticyclonic wind stress curl of the overlying Azores high pressure system.
The hexagonal cloud feature may exist as a 'stationery wave,' driven by the perturbation caused by the anticyclonic oval which resides at the same latitude [see left photo].
Strong and persistent anticyclonic conditions prevailed from November to mid-January over the Mediterranean basin, leading to the advection of very mild air into the IP and, in fact, into large parts of western Europe.
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The Easter Island Province (EIP) is located on the eastern boundary of the south Pacific anticyclonic subtropical gyre, which governs the main features of oceanic surface circulation in the area.
4] filter; most anticyclonic structures, such as the white ovals and particularly the GRS and Oval BA (Red Jr.
The persistent presence of anticyclonic cores along the 40[degrees]S latitudes has provided unusual synopses to evolve within our airspace.
Temperate region, each consisting of one or more long-lived anticyclonic or cyclonic circulations.
2004) also linked changes in Arctic storm activity to changes in sea-ice motion in the Beaufort Sea, namely a shift from the anticyclonic to the cyclonic circulation regime during the 1990s (Proshutinsky and Johnson, 1997).
The last oceanic feature observed in the area is that an anticyclonic gyre occupies most of the shelf on the Gulf of Valencia (from latitude 38[degrees]8N to 39[degrees]5N) where continental waters run off and recirculate (Lehucher et al.
An anticyclonic meander of the Loop Current (LC), consisting of inflow through the Yucatan Channel and outflow through the Florida Strait, is the principal element of the Gulf of Mexico (GM) water circulation.