Meaning of CORIOLIS FORCE in English


noun Etymology: Gaspard G. Coriolis died 1843 French civil engineer Date: 1923 an apparent force that as a result of the earth's rotation deflects moving objects (as projectiles or air currents) to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere

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