circulating current

circulating current

[′sər·kyə‚lād·iŋ ′kər·ənt]
(astronomy)
A current that circulated in an abnormal direction in the atmosphere of the southern hemisphere of Jupiter between 1919 and 1934; its presence was indicated by the behavior of dark spots in the region.
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The range of services includes: cleaning public areas, cleaning in warehousesdocumentation of the circulating current and the company archives, cleaning the premises ina restricted access and require special protection and cleaning outdoor areas andcare of green areas.
This type of weir is common throughout England and Wales but it created a dangerous circulating current which could trap anyone that was swept into it.
At the centre of the glass, the bubbles were free to rise rapidly, pulling the surrounding liquid with them and setting up a circulating current.
This is due to the fact that the brush helps to complete the circulating current path.
READ MORE - The gyre is a 10-million-square-mile patch of circulating current - an area of little precipitation combined with variable winds and intermittent calm.
A New Dual Half-Bridge, DC/DC Converter with Wide-Range ZVS and Zero Circulating Current
The circulating currents merge together trash of all varieties--plastic bottles, remnants of space shuttle rocket boosters, fishing equipment, debris from shipping containers, and other flotsam.
Since that time the vessel has been adrift in the reverse circulating currents of the northern Tasman Sea with a crew of 7.
Circulating currents gather the floating refuse of modern society into enormous regions that have been dubbed the "great ocean garbage patches".
A gleaming Gatsbyesque vision executed in teak and leather with chromed Art Deco fittings, the boat glides on electric battery power out of marinas and inshore waters, where fossil-fuel pollution is trapped by tide and lack of re circulating currents.
Mr Ebbesmeyer, who is based in Seattle, said those which had not been trapped in circulating currents in the North Pacific, crushed by icebergs or blown ashore in Japan, are now being swept across the Atlantic on the Gulf Stream.
Low-frequency radiation induces small circulating currents in the body which are said to mimic and confuse bio-electrical functions, affecting cell division and making the immune system less efficient.