equatorial vortex

equatorial vortex

[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′vȯr‚teks]
(meteorology)
A closed cyclonic circulation with the equatorial trough.
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This was left to survive on what the equatorial vortex could attract and supply.