arctic front

arctic front

[¦ärd·ik ′frənt]
(meteorology)
The semipermanent, semicontinuous front between the deep, cold arctic air and the shallower, basically less cold polar air of northern latitudes.

arctic front

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Advancing warm maritime air over-runs cold continental air.
The surface of discontinuity between very cold air flowing directly from the arctic region and another less cold air mass. It is the boundary between the arctic and polar air masses mainly near the Arctic Circle.
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But the near-normal temperatures on Saturday will be short-lived as an Arctic front moves through Saturday night, bringing back unseasonably cold temperatures.
However, we know that another arctic front is still possible and spring storm season is here.
AF & Other revenues reached $130 million, climbing a substantial 30 percent compared with Q3 2014, owing to solid growth in Arctic Front CryoAblation System.
The Arctic front will create a "deep layer of bitterly cold air," it warned.
In addition to Medtronic's launch of the Arctic Front Advance cryoballoon catheter, St.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US states of Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi and Tennessee all saw tornadoes Tuesday and Wednesday as an Arctic front faced off with warm air, creating severe weather conditions across a huge portion of the country.
Medtronic has also been busy, recently stating that the FDA has cleared the FlexCath Advance (TM) Steerable Sheath, an improvement to the Arctic Front Advance (TM) Cryoballon System.
The phenomenal power caused by a lethal combination of tropical air and an Arctic front will cost tens of millions of dollars to clear up as one million people are evacuated.
Between six and eight inches of snow fell in high parts of the Peak District, Pennines and Cumbria overnight, while trees were felled on higher ground as the Arctic front which battered Scotland began to move south.
Forecasters said between 15-20cm of snow fell in high parts of the Lake District, and several other areas in the north west of England while trees were felled on higher gound as the Arctic front which battered Scotland yesterday began to move south.
The Achieve Mapping Catheter is deployed through the Arctic Front guide wire lumen enabling the Arctic Front procedure to be performed using a single transseptal puncture with minimal catheter exchanges, enabling physicians to map electrical conduction between the left atrium and pulmonary veins in order to assess pulmonary vein potentials before, during and after cryoablation.
The Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system from Medtronic utilizes freezing technology, or cryoablation, to stop AF at its source.
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