adverb see cyclone

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  • cyclonically — adv. in the manner of a cyclone (type of storm characterized by high winds rotating around a low pressure area) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyclonically — cy·clon·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • cyclonically — nə̇k(ə)lē, nēk , li adverb : in the manner of a cyclone * * * cyclonˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑cyclone …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclonic — cyclonically, adv. /suy klon ik/, adj. Meteorol. 1. of or pertaining to a cyclone. 2. describing a direction of rotation that is counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Also, cyclonical. [1855 60;… …   Universalium

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  • Eddy (fluid dynamics) — Downwind of obstacles, in this case, the Madeira and the Canary Islands off the west African coast, eddies create turbulent patterns called vortex streets …   Wikipedia

  • cyclone — noun Etymology: modification of Greek kyklōma wheel, coil, from kykloun to go around, from kyklos circle Date: 1848 1. a. a storm or system of winds that rotates about a center of low atmospheric pressure, advances at a speed of 20 to 30 miles… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Fujiwhara effect — The Fujiwhara effect or Fujiwara interaction is a type of interaction between two nearby cyclonic vortices, causing them to appear to orbit each other.DescriptionWhen the cyclones approach each other, their centers will begin orbiting… …   Wikipedia

  • Anticyclonic tornado — An anticyclonic tornado is a tornado which rotates in a clockwise direction in the Northern Hemisphere and a counterclockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere. It is simply a naming convention denoting the anomaly from normal rotation which… …   Wikipedia

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