Meaning of GEOSTROPHIC in English

GEOSTROPHIC

Pronunciation: ˌ j ē - ə - ' strä-fik

Function: adjective

Etymology: ge- + Greek strophikos turned, from stroph ē turning ― more at STROPHE

Date: 1916

: of, relating to, or arising from the Coriolis force

– geo · stroph · i · cal · ly \ -fi-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

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