arctic front

arctic front

[¦ärd·ik ′frənt]
(meteorology)
The semipermanent, semicontinuous front between the deep, cold arctic air and the shallower, basically less cold polar air of northern latitudes.

arctic front

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Advancing warm maritime air over-runs cold continental air.
The surface of discontinuity between very cold air flowing directly from the arctic region and another less cold air mass. It is the boundary between the arctic and polar air masses mainly near the Arctic Circle.
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After a pretty straightforward first half for us, an Arctic front came in and we thought we could keep playing the way we had been.
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But the near-normal temperatures on Saturday will be short-lived as an Arctic front moves through Saturday night, bringing back unseasonably cold temperatures.
AF & Other revenues reached $130 million, climbing a substantial 30 percent compared with Q3 2014, owing to solid growth in Arctic Front CryoAblation System.
The Arctic front will create a "deep layer of bitterly cold air," it warned.
When winter arrived, an Arctic front in late December brought snow and extreme low temperatures.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US states of Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi and Tennessee all saw tornadoes Tuesday and Wednesday as an Arctic front faced off with warm air, creating severe weather conditions across a huge portion of the country.
Between six and eight inches of snow fell in high parts of the Peak District, Pennines and Cumbria overnight, while trees were felled on higher ground as the Arctic front which battered Scotland began to move south.
Forecasters said between 15-20cm of snow fell in high parts of the Lake District, and several other areas in the north west of England while trees were felled on higher gound as the Arctic front which battered Scotland yesterday began to move south.
The Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter System is a minimally invasive balloon-based technology that blocks the conduction of atrial fibrillation in cardiac tissue by delivering a coolant, not heat, through a catheter.

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