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The dissipation of a front or frontal zone.
In general, a decrease in the horizontal gradient of an air mass property, principally density, and the dissipation of the accompanying features of the wind field.



the dissipation or disappearance of a front; the opposite of frontogenesis. Frontolysis occurs through the action of specific horizontal and vertical movements of air, usually in the process of cyclonic activity.

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