meridional


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meridional

1. along, relating to, or resembling a meridian
2. characteristic of or located in the south, esp of Europe
3. an inhabitant of the south, esp of France

meridional

[mə′rid·ē·ən·əl]
(geology)
Pertaining to longitudinal movements or directions, that is, northerly or southerly.
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c]) have been plotted in figures (along the meridional coordinate from the pole(s)).
Significant decreases have taken place in the wind speed in October-November and the meridional component in January.
Meridional cross-section analysis shows its amplitude to be horizontally confined poleward of 20 degrees (peaking in the mid-latitudes) and vertically situated between 10 and 0.
Meridional mountain ridges are spotted with communities of mountain tundra and meadows, fir (Abies spp.
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But aside from Cecil Roth there is only Ernst Munkacsi's work on the South Italian Jews, Der Jude von Neapel, the word Neapel referring not specifically to Naples but rather the entire meridional.
hemispheric, half of me voting equatorial, half meridional.
The dominant components of the meridional flow of cold water are western intensified both within the Atlantic and within its subbasins, which are defined by abyssal ridges.
e] siecle constitue-t-elle les ultimes moments du 'mariage meridional de type associatif?
The Capuchin's tree is credited with being the progenitor of all the coffee of Central and Meridional Brazil.
This species was included by Gardner (1988) in a list of the mammals from Parque Nacional Serrania de la Neblina, in the meridional extreme of Venezuela, but, unfortunately, the one specimen escaped.
In the Ford-Dole campaign against Carter-Mondale, Elizabeth Dole was what Bob called his "southern strategy,' criss-crossing meridional climes.