Meaning of GEOSTROPHIC WIND in English
- GEOSTROPHIC WIND
a wind whose velocity and direction are mathematically defined by the balanced relationship of the pressure gradient force and the Coriolis force: conceived as blowing parallel to isobars. Cf. gradient wind .
[ 1915-20 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012