frontal cyclone

frontal cyclone

[¦frənt·əl ′sī‚klōn]
(meteorology)
Any cyclone associated with a front; often used synonymously with wave cyclone or with extratropical cyclone (as opposed to tropical cyclones, which are nonfrontal).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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