equatorial westerlies

equatorial westerlies

[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′wes·tər·lēz]
(meteorology)
The westerly winds occasionally found in the equatorial trough and separated from the mid-latitude westerlies by the broad belt of easterly trade winds.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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