synoptic code[sə′näp·tik ′kōd]
In general, any code by which synoptic weather observations are communicated; among the synoptic codes in use are the international synoptic code, ship synoptic code, U.S. Airways code, and RECCO code.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a numerical code for telegraph and radio transmission of the results of observations by meteorological stations (seeMETEOROLOGICAL CODE).
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