cyclone wave

cyclone wave

[′sī‚klōn ‚wāv]
(meteorology)
A disturbance in the lower troposphere, of wavelength 1000-2500 kilometers; cyclone waves are recognized on synoptic charts as migratory high- and low-pressure systems.
A frontal wave at the crest of which there is a center of cyclonic circulation, that is, the frontal wave of a wave cyclone.
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