Relaxation of a trough

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relaxation of a trough

A decrease in the amplitude of a trough.

In middle latitudes, it implies a poleward movement of an isopleth that defines a trough (i.e., height or thickness contour). It is the opposite of meridional or equatorward extension of a trough.

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