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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/glossaryofmeteorolog ...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/public1 KB (216 words)  19:39, 26 June 2018
 ...tive low atmospheric [[pressure]] usually coexist, in common practice the terms cyclone and [[low]] are used interchangeably. Also, because cyclones are ne1 KB (182 words)  23:45, 25 April 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>742 B (99 words)  23:19, 25 April 2012
 ... northward, and vertically upward directions, respectively. The first two terms compose the [[horizontal advection]] and the last term is the [[vertical a2 KB (249 words)  00:22, 27 January 2012
 ...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
 ...]]. [[accretionAccretion]], [[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 several1,007 B (151 words)  21:37, 20 February 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, 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 largerscale [[wind]] systems (such as the [[monsoon377 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 f1 KB (166 words)  23:24, 25 April 2012
 ...irculation and relative high atmospheric [[pressure]] usually coexist, the terms anticyclone and [[high]] are used interchangeably in common practice. <br/776 B (98 words)  00:26, 27 January 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, 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 serie810 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]], [[dens657 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 unit1 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 attenuationspecific attenuation]] ''Y,'' which is relat2 KB (208 words)  23:26, 25 April 2012
 ...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 a2 KB (224 words)  23:28, 25 April 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, 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 c869 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; <d879 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–The Engineeri569 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, respectiv3 KB (507 words)  23:31, 25 April 2012
 ...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–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 identic764 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]]) and1 KB (179 words)  00:36, 27 January 2012
 ...either in terms of atmospheric concentrations of [[carbon dioxide]] or in terms of emission rates of carbon dioxide.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This777 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 opp914 B (136 words)  00:38, 27 January 2012
 ...nautical [[chart]] and tidal predictions are referred; usually defined in terms of a lowwater tidal level, which means that a chart datum is not a horizo496 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 fr903 B (120 words)  21:49, 20 February 2012
 ...he end point. It is customary to express chemical analyses of seawater in terms of chlorinity or of [[chlorosity]].</div><br/> </div>1 KB (198 words)  23:35, 25 April 2012
 ...system.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is typically characterized in terms of suitable averages of the [[climate system]] over periods of a month or1 KB (146 words)  23:36, 25 April 2012
 ...e entire atmosphere–ocean–land surface [[climate system]], in terms of its internal interactions and its response to external factors, for exam1 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<su1 KB (243 words)  21:52, 20 February 2012
 ...higherorder terms are approximated as empirical functions of lowerorder terms and of known [[independent variables]], the resulting approximate equation1 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 the1 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 at790 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.</div649 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 cloud1 KB (192 words)  23:38, 25 April 2012
 ...collision and [[coalescence]], it is important to distinguish clearly the terms coalescence efficiency, [[collision efficiency]], and [[collection efficien709 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 lo2 KB (200 words)  23:39, 25 April 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, 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 spee702 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
 ...osCex08]]</div> is a [[convective acceleration]]. These are the nonlinear terms in Eulerian expressions for the rate of change of the [[dependent variable748 B (103 words)  21:58, 20 February 2012
 ...ces. For firstorder [[turbulence closure]] parameterizations, all of the terms in the correlation triangle above represent unknowns, and must be approxim1 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 offdiagonal 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. A105, 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. A105, 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]].</di803 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, ref663 B (91 words)  00:48, 27 January 2012
 ...alysis of the twodimensional velocity field can express this [[field]] in terms of [[divergence]], [[vorticity]], and deformation (or, more strictly, the2 KB (266 words)  22:02, 20 February 2012
 ...[soil temperature]] relative to surface temperature. Although these three terms are most often applied to waves, nothing inherent in the concept of a dela904 B (129 words)  00:49, 27 January 2012
 ...akwater]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">A design wave is described in terms of a [[wave height]], [[wave period]], and direction. <br/>''See'' [[extrem580 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="paragra393 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. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>840 B (111 words)  23:48, 25 April 2012
 ...]] of the vector [[equations of motionequation of motion]]. When the two terms in the divergence are neglected, this equation becomes the [[balance equati1 KB (159 words)  23:49, 25 April 2012
 ...a blue shift, although no colorimetric meaning should be attached to these terms. [[Acoustic waves]] do not evoke sensations of color, nor do [[electromagn2 KB (296 words)  23:49, 25 April 2012
 ...inition">A [[radar]] that detects and interprets the [[Doppler effect]] in terms of the [[radial velocity]] of a [[target]].</div><br/> <div class="paragra646 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="displayformula"><blockquote>[[File:ams2001 KB (193 words)  23:49, 25 April 2012
 ...t_definition">To lose water from the soil by [[percolation]]. (Glossary of Terms in Soil Science, Agriculture Department of Canada, Publication 1459, revis582 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>2 KB (315 words)  22:05, 20 February 2012
 ...rection data can be obtained. The processed data are usually presented in terms of height, [[temperature]], [[dewpoint]], and [[winds]] at mandatory and s1 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 precipitationre1,003 B (125 words)  13:06, 18 November 2019
 ...ure]] on a [[thermodynamic diagram]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">In terms of pressure ''p'', and [[specific volume]] α, the equation for a dr1 KB (140 words)  23:50, 25 April 2012
 ... in depth or [[wind speed]]. When such vertical profiles are expressed in terms of dimensionless height and dimensionless wind profile, then the profiles788 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 mot645 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 of1 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 streng821 B (109 words)  23:53, 25 April 2012
 ...limate system]], the enhanced greenhouse effect is usually referred to in terms of the [[radiative forcing]] that results at the [[tropopause]], after the1 KB (180 words)  22:09, 20 February 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL. </div><br/>748 B (103 words)  22:11, 20 February 2012
 ...n a [[temperature]] of 75°F. The [[power]] used is interpreted in terms of [[equivalent temperatures]].</div><br/> </div>622 B (90 words)  22:11, 20 February 2012
 ...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 clas857 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="displ2 KB (232 words)  23:59, 25 April 2012
 ...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="displayformula"><blockquot568 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 the2 KB (244 words)  00:00, 26 April 2012
 ...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 t1 KB (149 words)  00:00, 26 April 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>1 KB (201 words)  22:16, 20 February 2012
 ...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 GroundIce 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 GroundIce 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 temperatur1 KB (178 words)  00:01, 26 April 2012
 ...br/> <div class="paragraph">(Glossary of Permafrost and Related GroundIce 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 used464 B (64 words)  01:07, 27 January 2012
 ...the physical [[grid]] required for aliasfree evaluation of the quadratic terms in the [[equations of motion]] (e.g., [[horizontal advectionhorizontal ad757 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 divide637 B (94 words)  00:03, 26 April 2012
 ...] due to an earthcentered [[magnetic dipole]] is given by the first three terms of the [[spherical harmonic]] expression of the [[IGRF]] (or [[DGRF]]) [[m591 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="pa807 B (112 words)  14:35, 14 November 2017
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, 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 fi566 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"><br386 B (47 words)  01:13, 27 January 2012
 ...tatistical]] order of the forecast equations, other highorder statistical terms appear in those equations, the solutions of which require approximations k2 KB (215 words)  00:08, 26 April 2012
 ...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 that1 KB (147 words)  00:10, 26 April 2012
 ...rceCoriolis]], earth curvature, frictional, and vertical [[acceleration]] terms are considered negligible compared with those involving the vertical [[pre1 KB (141 words)  00:10, 26 April 2012
 ...ought to become aerostatic equilibrium and aerostatic pressure, but these terms are rarely used.</div><br/> </div>781 B (106 words)  00:10, 26 April 2012
 ...lass="short_definition">A [[finitedifference approximation]] in which the terms producing time change are specified at the predicted time level.</div><br/1 KB (158 words)  22:27, 20 February 2012
 ...nt in which the dominant balance is between the inertial and the Coriolis terms in the [[equation of motion]], causing [[streamlines]] to be curved to the956 B (140 words)  22:28, 20 February 2012
 ...pressed here as a [[tensor]]) are functions of position and are defined in terms of the normalized twopoint [[velocity]] correlations. <br/>''Compare'' [[835 B (108 words)  00:13, 26 April 2012
 ...="paragraph">These indicators usually show the position of a [[target]] in terms of spatial coordinates. [[Bscopes]], [[PPI]] scopes, and [[RHI]] scopes a719 B (93 words)  01:19, 27 January 2012
 ...ormer).</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This concept is commonly used in terms of a process, "intensification," or descriptively, as an "intense [[low]].1 KB (138 words)  22:29, 20 February 2012
 [[Category:Terms]]1 KB (185 words)  14:49, 4 September 2019
 ...class="paragraph">This formula includes a series of [[spherical harmonic]] terms, each of which has a coefficient that determines the strength of that term1 KB (164 words)  01:19, 27 January 2012
 ...f electrical units (including those of [[power]] and [[energy]]) given in terms of experimentally determined quantities.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">832 B (108 words)  22:29, 20 February 2012
 ...lly agreed that this front, if one exists, cannot be explained in the same terms as the fronts of higher latitudes. However, the extent to which [[frontal846 B (115 words)  00:14, 26 April 2012
 ...above the F<sub>2</sub>layer, have not been generally accepted, and these terms are now obsolete. Over most of the earth, the ionosphere is produced by th2 KB (312 words)  00:15, 26 April 2012
 ...>Mathematically, the isallobaric wind ''V''<sub>''is''</sub> is defined in terms of the local accelerations but approximated by the [[allobaric]] gradient1 KB (187 words)  00:15, 26 April 2012
 ... allows the [[scattering]] properties of a real target to be described in terms of those of an equivalent isotropic target. Thus, the [[backscattering cro1 KB (146 words)  01:21, 27 January 2012
 ...(''x'') = 1 (0 < ''x'' < 1) has ''β''<sub>2</sub> = 1.8. The terms [[leptokurtic]], [[mesokurtic]], and [[platykurtic]] refer to curves for w2 KB (260 words)  14:45, 15 March 2019
 ...to see an expression like "release of latent heat." In other thermodynamic terms in this glossary, such expressions are avoided in favor of others using en2 KB (246 words)  22:34, 20 February 2012
 ... Office of Water Data Coordination 1989. The Federal Glossary of Selected Terms: Subsurface Waterflow and Solute Transport. </div><br/>685 B (91 words)  01:24, 27 January 2012
 ...time step before and one time step ahead of the values that specify other terms of the equation.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The scheme (''f''<sup>''916 B (128 words)  22:34, 20 February 2012
 ... obtain the constants of a representation of a known [[variable]] ''Y'' in terms of others ''X''<sub>''i''</sub>. Let ''Y''(''s'') be represented by <div2 KB (322 words)  22:34, 20 February 2012
 ...e. If the limits of integration are constant with time, then the last two terms are zero, and the derivative of the integral equals the integral of the der1 KB (225 words)  01:25, 27 January 2012
 ...asier to solve and understand than a [[nonlinear]] one. The [[advection]] terms in the [[fundamental equations of hydrodynamicsfundamental equations of h883 B (117 words)  00:20, 26 April 2012
 ...A mathematical [[operator]] that involves only a [[linear]] combination of terms or differentials in the [[dependent variable]]; examples are the [[del ope1 KB (163 words)  01:26, 27 January 2012
 ...finition"><div class="short_definition">Confined to firstdegree algebraic terms in the relevant [[variables]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">For exampl524 B (71 words)  01:26, 27 January 2012
 ...two [[perturbation]] quantities is negligible compared to the firstorder terms in the perturbations or to the undisturbed variables. This process of [[lin1 KB (177 words)  01:26, 27 January 2012
 ...rum]]; that is, the first [[moment]] of the Doppler spectrum expressed in terms of [[velocity]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph"><br/>''See'' [[Doppler s465 B (59 words)  01:28, 27 January 2012
 ...t divides the [[probability distribution]] into two equal areas. Hence, in terms of the [[distribution functiondistribution function]] ''F''(''x''), the m1,000 B (149 words)  00:23, 26 April 2012
 ...">A [[prediction]] of the future state of the [[atmosphere]], typically in terms of [[state variables]] such as [[temperature]], moisture, and [[momentum]]504 B (60 words)  01:30, 27 January 2012

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 ...]] at the tops of [[cloud]] or [[fog]] layers within the mixed layer. The terms mixed layer, convective mixed layer, and convective boundary layer commonl2 KB (295 words)  00:26, 26 April 2012
 ...s for mixing clouds are [[steam]], [[steam fog]], and steam clouds. These terms obscure the essential mechanism by which mixing clouds are formed and confu1 KB (165 words)  00:26, 26 April 2012
 ...ixing ratio, with ''r'' used for thermodynamic terms in this glossary. In terms of the [[pressure]] ''p'' and [[vapor pressure]] ''e'', the mixing ratio ''949 B (130 words)  01:32, 27 January 2012
 ...sult of mixing two sinusoidal signals is the multiplicative product, with terms at the sum and difference frequencies. Mixing is used to shift signals to1 KB (147 words)  01:32, 27 January 2012
 ...ion is more commonly applied to a finite interval of time and the various terms become mean values in this interval.</div><br/> </div>944 B (127 words)  01:32, 27 January 2012
 ...n a solution.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The molarity is defined in terms of the number of [[moles]] of the compound dissolved per liter of solution477 B (65 words)  01:32, 27 January 2012
 <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Unpredictable in terms of observable antecedents and known laws.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph"510 B (62 words)  01:35, 27 January 2012
 ...the "normal" form as the [[sample]] size increases. Formulated in precise terms, this proposition is known as the [[central limit theorem]].</div><br/> </d2 KB (293 words)  13:28, 16 October 2017
 ...agraph">The righthand side of the omega equation can also be expressed in terms of the [[divergence]] of the '''Q''' [[vector]].</div><br/> </div><div cla1 KB (168 words)  00:32, 26 April 2012
 ...nition">The representation, in a dynamic [[model]], of physical effects in terms of admittedly oversimplified parameters, rather than realistically requiri599 B (71 words)  01:39, 27 January 2012
 ..., ''y'') = 0, it is often advantageous to express both ''x'' and ''y'' in terms of a parameter ''u'': ''x'' = ''g''(''u''); ''y'' = ''G''(''u''). The param704 B (98 words)  01:39, 27 January 2012

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 ...od of categorizing the [[stability]] of a region of the [[atmosphere]] in terms of the horizontal [[surface wind]], the amount of [[solar radiation]], and458 B (59 words)  00:34, 26 April 2012
 ....giflink=ams2001glosPex02]]</div>). The remaining [[nonlinear]] terms (terms that have products of two or more perturbation quantities, such as <div cl2 KB (241 words)  00:35, 26 April 2012
 ...ass="paragraph">The magnitude is often assumed to be small so that product terms in the [[dependent variables]] may be neglected; the term "perturbation" i1 KB (184 words)  22:50, 20 February 2012
 ...larized components, a measure of the [[propagation effect]] interpreted in terms of the degree of preferred orientation of the scatterers in the propagatio856 B (113 words)  01:41, 27 January 2012
 ...der of the earth's radius, obtained by suppressing [[nonlinear]] advection terms from the [[momentum]] equations.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The rem577 B (72 words)  01:42, 27 January 2012
 ...h but substantially equal." A more quantitative definition can be given in terms of the Debye shielding distance, the distance over which the density of ne1 KB (195 words)  22:51, 20 February 2012
 ...mal monthtomonth distribution of the normal annual [[precipitation]] in terms of each month's "share" of the annual amount. <br/>''See'' [[isomer]].</di682 B (85 words)  22:51, 20 February 2012
 ...polar origin.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This is the major front in terms of [[air mass]] contrast and susceptibility to [[cyclonic]] disturbance. <705 B (89 words)  01:43, 27 January 2012
 ...ts terms involving the [[vertical velocity]] ''w'', neglects the Coriolis terms proportional to the cosine of the latitude, and makes selective use of ''r2 KB (322 words)  22:53, 20 February 2012
 ...n frequencies in the Fourier representation of the original function. The terms "power" and "energy" are usually retained to indicate relative dimensions r2 KB (345 words)  22:53, 20 February 2012
 ...al area extending between any two specified levels, commonly expressed in terms of the height to which that water substance would stand if completely conde2 KB (245 words)  19:43, 13 January 2015
 ...ion. These forecasts are usually prepared in the form of maps analyzed in terms of Dvalues at the flight [[pressure altitude]]. During flight, observatio1 KB (182 words)  00:40, 26 April 2012
 ...short_definition">The mathematical description of a [[random variable]] in terms of its admissible values and the [[probability]] associated, in an appropr958 B (129 words)  01:45, 27 January 2012
 ...ch as [[cloud optical depth]] and [[emissivity]], may be parameterized in terms of the prognostic cloud [[variables]] and the (radiative) effective radii1 KB (182 words)  00:40, 26 April 2012
 ...ed to determine the value of that quantity at a later time when the other terms in the equation are known (e.g., [[vorticity equation]]).</div><br/> <div c595 B (82 words)  01:46, 27 January 2012
 ...ic formula.) The semiempirical relation giving the [[vapor pressure]] in terms of the [[barometer]] and [[psychrometer]] readings.</div><br/> <div class="1 KB (139 words)  00:41, 26 April 2012
 ...''Q''<sub>1</sub>, ''Q''<sub>2</sub>, ''Q''<sub>3</sub> and are defined in terms of the [[distribution function]] ''F''(''x'') as follows: <div class="disp1 KB (166 words)  00:41, 26 April 2012
 ...placed by their [[geostrophic]] values in the horizontal [[acceleration]] terms of the momentum equations, and [[horizontal advection]] in the thermodynami1 KB (168 words)  00:42, 26 April 2012
 ...gradient]] forces holds, but for which other terms, generally the inertial terms involving temporal change or [[advective acceleration]], play a key dynami884 B (109 words)  00:42, 26 April 2012
 ..., the quasigeostrophic system of equations is derived from an expansion of terms in powers of the [[Rossby number]], which is presumed small.</div><br/> </631 B (87 words)  01:47, 27 January 2012
 ...e]]; [[continuouswave radarcontinuouswave radar]] measures altitude in terms of the [[phase]] difference between the transmitted and received [[signals656 B (82 words)  00:42, 26 April 2012
 ...of the [[snow]] and ice particles in a unit volume. It may be expressed in terms of the [[dropsize distributiondropsize distribution]] as <div class="d3 KB (437 words)  00:42, 26 April 2012
 ...f the [[echoes]] that appear on the [[display]] of a [[weather radar]] in terms of the orientation, [[intensity]], tendency of intensity, height, movement745 B (93 words)  22:56, 20 February 2012
 ...uations in the received [[signal intensity]], which may be interpreted in terms of the relative velocities among the scatterers in the [[pulse volume]].</d678 B (91 words)  00:42, 26 April 2012
 ...v><br/> <div class="paragraph">The processed data are usually presented in terms of [[geopotential height]], temperature, and [[dewpoint]] at [[mandatory l780 B (94 words)  00:44, 26 April 2012
 ...riod.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The rate is typically expressed in terms of length (depth) per unit time, for example, millimeters per hour, or inc601 B (86 words)  01:49, 27 January 2012
 ... any such measurement ''x''<sub>i</sub> may be regarded as composed of two terms: <div class="displayformula"><blockquote>[[File:ams2001glosRe15.giflink1 KB (204 words)  01:49, 27 January 2012
 ...="paragraph">The behavior of the waves may be represented statistically in terms of a [[wave spectrum]]. Most sea states may be described as random seas.</548 B (78 words)  01:49, 27 January 2012
 ...oid barometer]] with a slow leak to the [[aneroid capsule]] calibrated in terms of altitude change.</div><br/> </div>580 B (75 words)  00:45, 26 April 2012
 ...at a given [[frequency]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is given in terms of the power output ''P'' and bandwidth ''B'' of the receiver by ''T''<sub>1 KB (165 words)  00:45, 26 April 2012
 ...aragraph">Mathematically, if ''q'' is the [[ionization]] rate expressed in terms of ion pairs created per unit volume per unit time, ''n''<sub>1</sub> the1 KB (220 words)  00:45, 26 April 2012
 ...ilities and of their concentrations. The former dependence is expressed in terms of the [[recombination coefficientrecombination coefficient]] of the part1 KB (217 words)  00:45, 26 April 2012
 ...ort_definition">A formula that relates successive members of a sequence of terms or formulas to earlier members of the sequence, so that all members may be405 B (55 words)  01:50, 27 January 2012
 ...radiance]] is generally termed [[albedo]], which may also be described in terms of the [[directionalhemispherical reflectance]] (when the incident irradi1 KB (169 words)  00:46, 26 April 2012
 .../div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It may be of any functional form and the terms may be [[orthogonal]] or not.</div><br/> </div>400 B (53 words)  01:51, 27 January 2012
 ...ies associated with regression are referred to by the following technical terms: The variance σ<sup>2</sup>(''y'') of the regressand is called the4 KB (550 words)  00:46, 26 April 2012
 ...lass="short_definition">The representation of observed tidal variations in terms of the frequencydependent [[amplitude]] and [[phase]] responses to [[inpu534 B (64 words)  00:47, 26 April 2012
 ...nstant]], [[relaxation time]], or [[response time]], although these latter terms use (1  ''e''<sup>1</sup>), or about 63%, as the fractional change in st1 KB (178 words)  00:48, 26 April 2012
 .../sub>.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Svalues are usually expressed in terms of tenths of degrees per hundred degrees [[absolute]] temperature. Svalue1 KB (145 words)  01:54, 27 January 2012
 ...), a new "practical salinity scale" has been determined. It is defined in terms of its electrical conductivity relative to a prescribed [[standard]] and i2 KB (263 words)  23:02, 20 February 2012
 ...iv><br/> <div class="paragraph">The saturation deficit may be expressed in terms of a [[vapor pressure]] deficit, an [[absolute humidityabsolute humidity]1,007 B (135 words)  00:49, 26 April 2012
 ... are dominant for a particular phenomenon or situation so that the smaller terms can be neglected, resulting in a simplified set of equations.</div><br/> <586 B (78 words)  01:55, 27 January 2012
 ...ion characterizing the angular distribution of [[scattered radiation]] in terms of the [[scattering]] angle; usually used in its normalized form as the [[p424 B (52 words)  01:55, 27 January 2012
 ... corresponding to the two transmitted polarizations, and the offdiagonal terms are the amplitudes of the cross polarized signals. Each term carries a do880 B (115 words)  01:55, 27 January 2012
 ...">This might be given in terms of the [[wave spectrum]], or more simply in terms of the [[significant wave heightsignificant wave height]] and some measur532 B (77 words)  00:50, 26 April 2012
 ...d as kilograms of sediment per cubic meter of water, or more commonly, in terms of milligrams (mg) of sediment per liter of water.</div><br/> </div>663 B (99 words)  01:56, 27 January 2012
 ...Because of irregular shapes of natural [[sediment]] particles, defined in terms of similar characteristics and behavior to "equivalent diameter" spherical679 B (88 words)  23:04, 20 February 2012
 ..."definition"><div class="short_definition">Suffix meaning moon or lunar in terms related to [[meteorological optics]]. The plural is selena.</div><br/> <div392 B (49 words)  01:56, 27 January 2012
 ...v class="short_definition">A finite difference approximation in which some terms producing time change are specified at an earlier time level.</div><br/> <1,022 B (139 words)  23:05, 20 February 2012
 ...ents for semiarid climates ranging between 30% and 50%. In broad economic terms, variability restricts the potential use of these lands. Arid climates are2 KB (209 words)  00:51, 26 April 2012
 ...international code used to report the direction of [[sferics]] azimuth in terms of bearings from the observing [[station]].</div><br/> <div class="paragrap467 B (60 words)  01:57, 27 January 2012
 ... report the direction of [[sferics]] azimuth for the previous 24 hours in terms of bearings from the observing [[station]].</div><br/> </div>389 B (50 words)  01:57, 27 January 2012
 ...es and evaluating received signals ([[waveform]], [[frequency]], etc.) in terms of source.</div><br/> </div>631 B (78 words)  01:57, 27 January 2012
 ...average. The ratio of the buoyant to the negative of the shear production terms is also known as the [[flux Richardson number]] and is a measure of [[dynam2 KB (212 words)  00:52, 26 April 2012
 ...of the sky. In weather observing practice, showers are always reported in terms of the basic type of [[precipitation]] that is falling, that is, [[rain]]793 B (108 words)  01:58, 27 January 2012
 ...d navigation]]. Singleheading navigation is not necessarily economical in terms of least time, but its advantage lies in its simplicity. <br/>''Compare''930 B (125 words)  00:53, 26 April 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>949 B (127 words)  23:08, 20 February 2012
 ...(ADTIC) Research Studies Institute 1955. Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms. ADTIC Pub. A105, Maxwell AFB, AL, . 90 pp. </div><br/>651 B (84 words)  00:54, 26 April 2012
 ... the snowgenerating level. [[snow trailsSnow trails]], or streamers, are terms used to describe the trails of [[precipitation]] that subsequently emerge1 KB (148 words)  00:54, 26 April 2012
 == source terms ==763 B (102 words)  02:01, 27 January 2012
 ... terms, and [[energy conversion]] terms, as well as parameterized physics terms. This is the most common kind of spectral model, as it avoids the expensiv889 B (124 words)  02:02, 27 January 2012
 ...the total solution are integrated using relatively small time steps, while terms contributing to lower frequencies are integrated using relatively long tim586 B (73 words)  02:03, 27 January 2012
 ...t the average effect of unresolved phenomena on largerscale phenomena in terms of a random forcing.</div><br/> </div>729 B (97 words)  02:05, 27 January 2012
 ... The process is analogous to [[evaporation]] of a liquid. Colloquially the terms are used interchangeably for the solid–vapor transition ([[evaporati986 B (134 words)  01:01, 26 April 2012
 ...y of human comfort and air conditioning. Sultriness has been expressed in terms of the values of various measures of comfort. Some of the lower limits are1 KB (164 words)  23:15, 20 February 2012
 ...y]] applied to a given surface.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The main terms involved include the vertical fluxes of [[energy]] into or out of the surfa846 B (121 words)  02:08, 27 January 2012
 ...>This expression is applied loosely and about equally to the more specific terms: [[station pressure]] and [[sea level pressure]].</div><br/> </div>496 B (64 words)  02:08, 27 January 2012
 ...he [[datum]] to which levels on land surveys are related; often defined in terms of a [[mean sea level]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">A survey datum468 B (66 words)  02:08, 27 January 2012
 ...me interval.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Tauvalues are expressed in terms of feet per hour. Tauvalue lines are drawn on 4D charts and compose the t736 B (106 words)  02:09, 27 January 2012
 ...]] obtained by truncation of a [[Taylor series]] after a finite number of terms.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph"><br/>''See'' [[Taylor's theorem]].</div>409 B (51 words)  02:09, 27 January 2012
 ...ure due to vertical motion through the level ''h''. In general, these two terms balance one another so that the pressure tendency is obtained as a small d2 KB (350 words)  01:04, 26 April 2012
 ...st demonstrated by expressing the thermal wind '''v'''<sub>''T''</sub> in terms of the [[thickness]] ''h'' of the layer: <div class="displayformula"><blo1 KB (194 words)  01:05, 26 April 2012
 ...> <div class="paragraph">The thermodynamic speed limit may be expressed in terms of CAPE as (2 CAPE)<sup>1/2</sup>, where CAPE is the [[convective availabl775 B (101 words)  01:05, 26 April 2012
 ...occasions, but is not always sufficient to decipher them. Moreover, these terms are not restricted to [[electromagnetic waves]] but may be applied to tran2 KB (281 words)  01:08, 26 April 2012
 ...s a [[vector product]]. When '''A''', '''B''', and '''C''' are written in terms of their components along the ''x'', ''y'', and ''z'' axes of the [[rectang1 KB (170 words)  01:08, 26 April 2012
 ... observations, it is the true wind direction that is reported, usually in terms of tens of degrees in the 360° [[compass]].</div><br/> </div>588 B (80 words)  23:21, 20 February 2012
 ...perfect gases. When ''p'' is small and α is large, the correction terms are small and the two equations become identical.</div><br/> </div>1 KB (182 words)  01:11, 26 April 2012
 ...s is zero or the two are parallel. When '''A''' and '''B''' are written in terms of their components along the ''x'', ''y'', and ''z'' axes of the [[rectan2 KB (236 words)  23:24, 20 February 2012
 ...by '''i''', '''j''', and '''k'''. Any vector '''A''' can be represented in terms of its components ''a''<sub>1</sub>, ''a''<sub>2</sub>, and ''a''<sub>3</s2 KB (240 words)  01:11, 26 April 2012
 ...egral relation that expresses the mean stress between any two stations in terms of the difference in the [[velocity]] profiles between the stations.</div><639 B (89 words)  23:24, 20 February 2012
 ...ange of a [[position vector]]; that is, a change of position expressed in terms of speed and direction.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">If '''x''' is the690 B (96 words)  02:17, 27 January 2012
 ... that viscous effects may be neglected relative to the leading [''O''(1)] terms in the [[Navier–Stokes equationsNavier–Stokes equations]]. Ho2 KB (363 words)  01:12, 26 April 2012
 ... coordinate. With height as the vertical coordinate, and with [[friction]] terms omitted, the vertical component of the vorticity equation is <div class="3 KB (400 words)  01:13, 26 April 2012
 ...br/> <div class="paragraph">In the southwest United States, the equivalent terms would be [[arroyo]] or wash.</div><br/> </div>475 B (66 words)  02:19, 27 January 2012
 #<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In simple terms, the number of [[wave crests]] that pass a fixed point per second of time,914 B (130 words)  02:20, 27 January 2012
 <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In simple terms, the vertical distance between a [[wave crest]] and the preceding or follo753 B (100 words)  02:20, 27 January 2012
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 ...o days) variations in the atmosphere. Popularly, weather is thought of in terms of [[temperature]], [[humidity]], [[precipitation]], [[cloudiness]], [[vis2 KB (301 words)  16:13, 25 March 2015
 ...e, rotating column of air.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">More specific terms are [[dust whirl]], [[dust devildust devil]], [[waterspout]], and [[torna425 B (53 words)  01:16, 26 April 2012
 ...iv><br/> <div class="paragraph">The vertical [[shear]] can be expressed in terms of height ∂''V''/∂''z'' or of [[pressure]] ∂''V''/∂''p'845 B (126 words)  01:16, 26 April 2012
 ...he sun time. The depth and breadth of the [[trace]] may be interpreted in terms of the approximate [[intensity]] of the sun.</div><br/> </div><div class="848 B (127 words)  21:47, 20 February 2012
 ...ries of simplifications of the full [[turbulence]] model to remove complex terms and form a closed set of equations leads to a hierarchy of socalled closu758 B (100 words)  22:39, 20 February 2012
 ...inition"><div class="short_definition">An abbreviation used informally for terms such as "[[bathymetric chartbathymetric]]," "bathythermal," orĀ "[[bathyth1 KB (146 words)  14:12, 29 May 2020