angular wave number

angular wave number

[′aŋ·gyə·lər ¦wāv ′nəm·bər]
(meteorology)
The number of waves of a given wavelength required to encircle the earth at the latitude of the disturbance. Also known as hemispheric wave number.
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where [k.sub.z] is the wave number in axial direction and m is the angular wave number, respectively.