Meaning of CORIOLIS FORCE in English


[Coriolis force] n [Gaspard G. Coriolis d. 1843 Fr. civil engineer] (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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