cyclogenesis
noun Etymology: cyclone + genesis Date: circa 1938 the development or intensification of a cyclone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cyclogenesis — /suy kleuh jen euh sis, sik leuh /, n. Meteorol. the intensification or development of a cyclone. Cf. cyclolysis. [1935 40; CYCLO(NE) + GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclogenesis — noun the process which leads to the formation of tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes; typically involves an interaction that leads to vertical wind shear Ant: cyclolysis, anticyclogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • cyclogenesis — n. development of a cyclone (type of storm characterized by high winds rotating around a low pressure area) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyclogenesis — A deepening of a low pressure system associated with the continuing development of a mid latitude cyclone storm …   Aviation dictionary

  • cyclogenesis — cy·clo·genesis …   English syllables

  • cyclogenesis — cy•clo•gen•e•sis [[t]ˌsaɪ kləˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌsɪk lə [/t]] n. mer the intensification or development of a cyclone • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cyclogenesis — /saɪkloʊˈdʒɛnəsəs/ (say suykloh jenuhsuhs) noun the rapid development of a low pressure system in the atmosphere. Compare cyclolysis. {cyclo(ne) + genesis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyclogenesis — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from cyclo (from English cyclone) + Latin genesis : the process of development or intensification of a cyclone * * * /suy kleuh j …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tropical cyclogenesis — is the technical term describing the development and strengthening of a tropical cyclone in the atmosphere.cite web | author = Arctic Climatology and Meteorology | url = http://nsidc.org/arcticmet/glossary/cyclogenesis.html | title = Definition… …   Wikipedia

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