antarctic air

antarctic air

[‚ant′ärd·ik ′er]
(meteorology)
A type of air whose characteristics are developed in an antarctic region.
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This force was so powerful that it carried colder, dry, antarctic air right up to the southern limits of Tanzania and the DRC.
The weather bureau said that the cold front carries cold Antarctic air from south of New Zealand.
The sound of boots crunching on brick-red gravel filled the thin Antarctic air.
Courage, sacrifice, devotion; the men and women of the "Puckered Penguins" the ice pirates; the history of the United States Navy Antarctic Air Squadron VXE-Six; a proud pioneering Antarctic air unit.
Like an igloo, ice protects the lake's microbes from frigid Antarctic air temperatures, while the planet's hot core warms the lake bottom.
Immediately behind the cold front, airflow is in the opposite direction from south to north, bringing in copious volumes of cold antarctic air.
As it started drifting east and crossing Namibia, it brought cold, antarctic air into circulation over much of the south, east and central parts.