maritime polar air

maritime polar air

[′mar·ə‚tīm ′pō·lər ¦er]
(meteorology)
Polar air initially possessing similar properties to those of continental polar air, but in passing over warmer water it becomes unstable with a higher moisture content.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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