Meaning of GEOSTROPHIC WIND in English

GEOSTROPHIC WIND

A steady horizontal motion of air along straight, parallel isobars or contours in an unchanging pressure or contour field. It is assumed that there is no friction, that the flow is straight with no curvature and there is no divergence or convergence with no vertical acceleration.

Weather and meteorology English vocabulary.      Английский словарь погоды и метеорологии .