frontolysis


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fron·tol·y·sis

 (frŭn-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. fron·tol·y·ses (-sēz′)
Dissipation of a meteorological front.
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frontolysis

(frʌnˈtɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Physical Geography) meteorol the weakening or dissipation of a front
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frontolysis

the process by which a meteorological front is destroyed, as by mixture or deflection of the frontal air.
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