Difference between revisions of "Vortex"

From Glossary of Meteorology
 
Line 8: Line 8:
 
== vortex ==
 
== vortex ==
  
<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A compact flow that circulates around an axis, characterized by a local maximum in [[vorticity]].</div></div>
+
<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A compact flow that circulates around an axis, characterized by a local extremum in [[vorticity]].</div></div>
  
 
<div class="paragraph"><br/>''See also'' [[eddy]], [[coherent structures]], [[vorticity]].</div><br/> </div>
 
<div class="paragraph"><br/>''See also'' [[eddy]], [[coherent structures]], [[vorticity]].</div><br/> </div>
  
<p>''Term edited 1 March 2021.''</p>
+
<p>''Term edited 2 March 2021.''</p>
  
 
{{TermIndex}}
 
{{TermIndex}}

Latest revision as of 04:53, 2 March 2021



vortex

A compact flow that circulates around an axis, characterized by a local extremum in vorticity.

Term edited 2 March 2021.