bent-back occlusion

bent-back occlusion

[′bent ‚bak ə′klü·zhən]
(meteorology)
An occluded front that has reversed its direction of motion as a result of the development of a new cyclone (usually near the point of occlusion) or, less frequently, as the result of the displacement of the old cyclone along the front. Also known as back-bent occlusion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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