antarctic front

antarctic front

[‚ant′ärd·ik ′frənt]
(meteorology)
The semipermanent, semicontinuous front between the antarctic air of the Antarctic continent and the polar air of the southern oceans; generally comparable to the arctic front of the Northern Hemisphere.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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