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  • ...ary who is responsible for updating/revising existing terms and adding new terms. [https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/publications/glossary-of-meteorolog ...d like to suggest changes to existing terms or propose definitions for new terms to be added are encouraged to [https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/public
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  • ...tive low atmospheric [[pressure]] usually coexist, in common practice the terms cyclone and [[low]] are used interchangeably. Also, because cyclones are ne
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
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  • ... northward, and vertically upward directions, respectively. The first two terms compose the [[horizontal advection]] and the last term is the [[vertical a
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  • ...ort_definition">A numerical forecast model based on discrete [[advection]] terms only, with less or no emphasis on forcing, [[dissipation]], and physics.</
    988 B (134 words) - 00:22, 27 January 2012
  • ...]]. [[accretion|Accretion]], [[coalescence]], and [[aggregation]] are the terms presently in use.</div><br/> </div>
    539 B (65 words) - 23:21, 25 April 2012
  • ... of the North Pacific is so much lower than that of the North Atlantic. In terms of freshwater transport the modest Anadyr Current is equivalent to several
    1,007 B (151 words) - 21:37, 20 February 2012
  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    621 B (77 words) - 21:38, 20 February 2012
  • <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">General terms for [[local winds]] or larger-scale [[wind]] systems (such as the [[monsoon
    377 B (45 words) - 00:25, 27 January 2012
  • ... that give rise to them are very common. It would appear that, when these terms are used, normality is something defined by the [[free atmosphere]], far f
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  • ...irculation and relative high atmospheric [[pressure]] usually coexist, the terms anticyclone and [[high]] are used interchangeably in common practice. <br/
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    861 B (116 words) - 21:39, 20 February 2012
  • ...large.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Though such series are divergent, terms initially decrease in size to one of minimum value at which term the serie
    810 B (112 words) - 00:28, 27 January 2012
  • ...ndamental laws of fluid mechanics and [[thermodynamics]] are expressed in terms of partial differential equations involving the fluid [[velocity]], [[dens
    657 B (83 words) - 00:28, 27 January 2012
  • ...nd units of force per area. A [[standard atmosphere]] has been defined in terms of equivalence to each of the above unit systems, and it is used as a unit
    1 KB (226 words) - 21:40, 20 February 2012
  • ...vention is to measure the depletion of [[power]] on a [[decibel]] scale in terms of the [[specific attenuation|specific attenuation]] ''Y,'' which is relat
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  • ...hic equilibrium]] to which it reduces in the absence of the [[nonlinear]] terms. In the case of circular contours, this nonlinear correction is the same a
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    674 B (88 words) - 21:42, 20 February 2012
  • ...nd [[magnetic north]], respectively; [[compass]] bearing is expressed in terms of compass points; and relative bearing is the angular distance measured c
    869 B (118 words) - 21:43, 20 February 2012
  • ...><div class="short_definition">A formula for the [[optical mass]] ''m'' in terms of the [[zenith distance]] ''z'' of the sun or other celestial body; <d
    879 B (116 words) - 21:43, 20 February 2012
  • ...ence">Wiegel, R. L. 1953. Waves, Tides, Currents and Beachers. Glossary of Terms and List of Standard Symbols. Council on Wave Research&ndash;The Engineeri
    569 B (79 words) - 21:44, 20 February 2012
  • ...ence it appears as a cold [[wind]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The terms [[borino]] and [[boraccia]] denote a weak bora and a strong bora, respectiv
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  • ...s, over its full [[range]]; conversely, a region outside of which certain terms may be neglected.</div><br/> </div>
    809 B (114 words) - 00:34, 27 January 2012
  • ...f winter to a resident of the north." (''Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms'', Arctic, Desert, Tropic Information Center Pub. A&ndash;105, 1955). <br/>
    619 B (84 words) - 23:31, 25 April 2012
  • ...n"><div class="short_definition">A descriptive measure of [[radiation]] in terms of the [[temperature]] of a hypothetical [[blackbody]] emitting an identic
    764 B (102 words) - 00:35, 27 January 2012
  • ...elled cabbaling.) Any physical process that is caused by the [[nonlinear]] terms in the expression of [[density]] as a function of ''S'' ([[salinity]]) and
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  • ...either in terms of atmospheric concentrations of [[carbon dioxide]] or in terms of emission rates of carbon dioxide.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This
    777 B (108 words) - 00:37, 27 January 2012
  • ...ragraph">This magnitude may also be written as ''V''<sup>2</sup>/''R'', in terms of the [[linear]] speed ''V''. This force (per unit mass) is equal and opp
    914 B (136 words) - 00:38, 27 January 2012
  • ...nautical [[chart]] and tidal predictions are referred; usually defined in terms of a low-water tidal level, which means that a chart datum is not a horizo
    496 B (72 words) - 00:38, 27 January 2012
  • ...>2</sup>) depends upon intended use, but is often expressible as a sum of terms of the type (''f'' - ''h'')<sup>2</sup>/''h'' where ''f'' is an observed fr
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  • ...he end point. It is customary to express chemical analyses of seawater in terms of chlorinity or of [[chlorosity]].</div><br/> </div>
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  • ...system.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is typically characterized in terms of suitable averages of the [[climate system]] over periods of a month or
    1 KB (146 words) - 23:36, 25 April 2012
  • ...e entire atmosphere&ndash;ocean&ndash;land surface [[climate system]], in terms of its internal interactions and its response to external factors, for exam
    1 KB (174 words) - 23:37, 25 April 2012
  • ...ic heat is lost through the clothing, the unit can be defined in physical terms as the insulation that will restrict heat loss to 1 Kcal m<sup>-2</sup>h<su
    1 KB (243 words) - 21:52, 20 February 2012
  • ...higher-order terms are approximated as empirical functions of lower-order terms and of known [[independent variables]], the resulting approximate equation
    1 KB (140 words) - 23:37, 25 April 2012
  • ... equations to eliminate [[linear]] terms while retaining the [[nonlinear]] terms as [[statistical]] correlations of various orders (i.e., consisting of the
    1 KB (154 words) - 23:37, 25 April 2012
  • ...div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Concentrations of CCN need to be given in terms of a [[supersaturation]] spectrum covering the [[range]] of interest or at
    790 B (101 words) - 00:41, 27 January 2012
  • ...al model begins with the equations of fluid flow and derives solutions in terms of the growth of [[particles]] in a prescribed [[mixing]] environment.</div
    649 B (89 words) - 00:41, 27 January 2012
  • ...[[emission]] to space. While the definition of cloud radiative forcing in terms of average measured values is unambiguous, the relationship between cloud
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  • ...collision and [[coalescence]], it is important to distinguish clearly the terms coalescence efficiency, [[collision efficiency]], and [[collection efficien
    709 B (97 words) - 00:42, 27 January 2012
  • ...s in a [[turbulent flow]] with characteristic structures and lifetimes in terms of [[velocity]], [[temperature]], etc., that are significantly larger or lo
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    712 B (94 words) - 00:42, 27 January 2012
  • ... suspension).</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is usually expressed in terms of the weight of a single particle. This value varies with the [[wind spee
    702 B (98 words) - 23:40, 25 April 2012
  • ...ere; the reverse of [[cum sole]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">(These terms were introduced by V. W. Ekman in 1923.) <br/>''See also'' [[withershins]].
    541 B (74 words) - 00:45, 27 January 2012
  • ...os-Cex08]]</div> is a [[convective acceleration]]. These are the nonlinear terms in Eulerian expressions for the rate of change of the [[dependent variable
    748 B (103 words) - 21:58, 20 February 2012
  • ...ces. For first-order [[turbulence closure]] parameterizations, all of the terms in the correlation triangle above represent unknowns, and must be approxim
    1 KB (146 words) - 00:46, 27 January 2012
  • ...rth's surface is about 330 W m<sup>-2</sup>, making it one of the largest terms in the [[surface energy balance]].</div><br/> </div>
    776 B (102 words) - 21:59, 20 February 2012
  • ...s, the [[power]] in the two [[orthogonal]] channels, and the off-diagonal terms are the cross covariances.</div><br/> </div>
    659 B (85 words) - 00:46, 27 January 2012
  • ...most meaningless unless it is defined in context. (''Arctic and Subarctic Terms'', Arctic, Desert Tropic Information Center Pub. A-105, 1955.)</div><br/> <
    697 B (93 words) - 00:47, 27 January 2012
  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    733 B (94 words) - 22:00, 20 February 2012
  • ...together with [[deepening]] (a decrease in atmospheric pressure), the two terms should not be used synonymously. <br/>''Compare'' [[anticyclogenesis]].</di
    803 B (102 words) - 00:48, 27 January 2012
  • ...iv><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is called a tidal datum when defined in terms of a certain [[phase]] of the [[tide]]. Tidal datums are local datums, ref
    663 B (91 words) - 00:48, 27 January 2012
  • ...alysis of the two-dimensional velocity field can express this [[field]] in terms of [[divergence]], [[vorticity]], and deformation (or, more strictly, the
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  • ...[soil temperature]] relative to surface temperature. Although these three terms are most often applied to waves, nothing inherent in the concept of a dela
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  • ...akwater]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">A design wave is described in terms of a [[wave height]], [[wave period]], and direction. <br/>''See'' [[extrem
    580 B (79 words) - 23:47, 25 April 2012
  • ...="definition"><div class="short_definition">Governed by and predictable in terms of definite laws, such as dynamic equations.</div><br/> <div class="paragra
    393 B (47 words) - 00:50, 27 January 2012
  • ...epresenting a continuous fluid [[field]] at a set of [[grid]] points or in terms of a sum of [[basis functions]].</div><br/> </div>
    517 B (71 words) - 00:52, 27 January 2012
  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
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  • ...]] of the vector [[equations of motion|equation of motion]]. When the two terms in the divergence are neglected, this equation becomes the [[balance equati
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  • ...a blue shift, although no colorimetric meaning should be attached to these terms. [[Acoustic waves]] do not evoke sensations of color, nor do [[electromagn
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  • ...inition">A [[radar]] that detects and interprets the [[Doppler effect]] in terms of the [[radial velocity]] of a [[target]].</div><br/> <div class="paragra
    646 B (89 words) - 00:53, 27 January 2012
  • ...ea. The ''n''th moment in terms of Doppler velocity is related to that in terms of [[frequency]] by <div class="display-formula"><blockquote>[[File:ams200
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  • ...t_definition">To lose water from the soil by [[percolation]]. (Glossary of Terms in Soil Science, Agriculture Department of Canada, Publication 1459, revis
    582 B (79 words) - 00:53, 27 January 2012
  • ...><br/> <div class="paragraph">In air navigation, drift is often couched in terms of angular difference between [[heading]] and [[course]], and thus can be ...the sea, and in bodies of meltwater." (''Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms'', 1955.)</div><br/> </div>
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  • ...rection data can be obtained. The processed data are usually presented in terms of height, [[temperature]], [[dewpoint]], and [[winds]] at mandatory and s
    1 KB (144 words) - 23:50, 25 April 2012
  • ... class="paragraph">Drought is a relative term, therefore any discussion in terms of [[precipitation]] deficit must refer to the particular precipitation-re
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  • ...ure]] on a [[thermodynamic diagram]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">In terms of pressure ''p'', and [[specific volume]] &#x003b1;, the equation for a dr
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  • ... in depth or [[wind speed]]. When such vertical profiles are expressed in terms of dimensionless height and dimensionless wind profile, then the profiles
    788 B (108 words) - 00:54, 27 January 2012
  • ...xplains the regular daily variations in the earth's [[magnetic field]] in terms of electrical currents in the lower [[ionosphere]], generated by tidal mot
    645 B (87 words) - 22:06, 20 February 2012
  • ...lowly than the current in which it is embedded. Although best described in terms of its wavelike characteristics in the [[wind field]], it also consists of
    1 KB (183 words) - 00:55, 27 January 2012
  • ...verning equation can be concisely represented by a much smaller number of terms. The key to this notation is the use of indices (subscripts) ''i'', ''j'',
    1,004 B (139 words) - 00:56, 27 January 2012
  • ...field strength is expressed, in the [[mks system]] of electrical units, in terms of volts per meter and is a [[vector]] quantity. The electric field streng
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  • ...limate system]], the enhanced greenhouse effect is usually referred to in terms of the [[radiative forcing]] that results at the [[tropopause]], after the
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL. </div><br/>
    748 B (103 words) - 22:11, 20 February 2012
  • ...n a [[temperature]] of 75&#x000b0;F. The [[power]] used is interpreted in terms of [[equivalent temperatures]].</div><br/> </div>
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  • ...re surface]] from the [[standard atmosphere]] altitude of that surface) in terms of the three [[dimensions]] of space and one of time.</div><br/> <div clas
    857 B (115 words) - 23:57, 25 April 2012
  • ...bulence kinetic energy]] budget equation and the negative of the [[shear]] terms of that same equation:</div><br/> <div class="paragraph"><div class="displ
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  • ...ximum forward distance at which other aircraft can be seen. The companion terms for other aspects of visibility from aircraft are [[vertical visibility]]
    631 B (83 words) - 01:04, 27 January 2012
  • ...">The representation of a function ''f''(''x'') for all values of ''x'' in terms of infinite integrals in the form <div class="display-formula"><blockquot
    568 B (73 words) - 01:04, 27 January 2012
  • ...on, only the cosine terms appear; when ''f''(''x'') is odd, only the sine terms appear. The conditions on ''f''(''x'') guaranteeing [[convergence]] of the
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  • ...s survive. It differs from a [[dry freeze]] or [[black frost]], for these terms are usually used to describe purely local freezing due to [[chilling]] of t
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  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
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  • ...ysis of the structure and development of a region in the [[atmosphere]] in terms of [[fronts]] and [[air masses]].</div><br/> </div>
    361 B (46 words) - 01:05, 27 January 2012
  • ...br/> <div class="paragraph">(Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms, National Research Council of Canada, NRCC 27952, Technical Memorandum No.
    638 B (78 words) - 00:01, 26 April 2012
  • ...br/> <div class="paragraph">(Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms, National Research Council of Canada, NRCC 27952, Technical Memorandum No.
    631 B (82 words) - 01:05, 27 January 2012
  • ...with ground frost"); and perhaps others. The present trend is to drop such terms in favor of something less ambiguous, such as "day with minimum temperatur
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  • ...br/> <div class="paragraph">(Glossary of Permafrost and Related Ground-Ice Terms, National Research Council of Canada, NRCC 27952, Technical Memorandum No.
    550 B (73 words) - 01:06, 27 January 2012
  • ...m]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is used interchangeably with the terms [[stage]] and [[water level]]; gauge height is more appropriate when used
    464 B (64 words) - 01:07, 27 January 2012
  • ...the physical [[grid]] required for alias-free evaluation of the quadratic terms in the [[equations of motion]] (e.g., [[horizontal advection|horizontal ad
    757 B (96 words) - 00:03, 26 April 2012
  • <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Time as considered in terms of the history of the earth.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is divide
    637 B (94 words) - 00:03, 26 April 2012
  • ...] due to an earth-centered [[magnetic dipole]] is given by the first three terms of the [[spherical harmonic]] expression of the [[IGRF]] (or [[DGRF]]) [[m
    591 B (80 words) - 01:08, 27 January 2012
  • ...a level to the height at which the mass is located; commonly expressed in terms of [[dynamic height]] or [[geopotential height]].</div><br/> <div class="pa
    807 B (112 words) - 14:35, 14 November 2017
  • ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A-105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>
    898 B (122 words) - 22:19, 20 February 2012
  • <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In general terms, a quantitative measure of the ability of an assumed functional form to fi
    566 B (82 words) - 22:20, 20 February 2012
  • ...inition"><div class="short_definition">In air navigation, a [[heading]] in terms of [[grid meridians]].</div><br/> </div>
    302 B (37 words) - 01:10, 27 January 2012
  • ...v class="short_definition">(Plural: helia.) Suffix meaning sun or solar in terms related to [[meteorological optics]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph"><br
    386 B (47 words) - 01:13, 27 January 2012
  • ...tatistical]] order of the forecast equations, other high-order statistical terms appear in those equations, the solutions of which require approximations k
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  • ...s, and on or below the land surface.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">In terms of the [[hydrologic cycle]], the scope of hydrology may be defined as that
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  • ...rce|Coriolis]], earth curvature, frictional, and vertical [[acceleration]] terms are considered negligible compared with those involving the vertical [[pre
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  • ...ought to become aerostatic equilibrium and aerostatic pressure, but these terms are rarely used.</div><br/> </div>
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