primary circulation

primary circulation

[′prī‚mer·ē ‚sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(meteorology)
The prevailing fundamental atmospheric circulation on a planetary scale which must exist in response to radiation differences with latitude, to the rotation of the earth, and to the particular distribution of land and oceans, and which is required from the viewpoint of conservation of energy.
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The clinic's internal waiting areas and primary circulation pathways have views to the 3,767-square-foot area, which serves as an organizing element for wayfinding while providing a landscaped space with access to nature, light, and activity.
The building is organised by a full length, two-storey high internal streets that acts as the primary circulation route into the building.
Illuminance Levels: offices = 30 fc; primary circulation = 10 fc; lobby = 5 fc; main board room = 50 fc
The chillers are piped in parallel as the primary circulation loop, the entirety of which is located within the physical plant, and the total rated chiller capacity for the entire system is 6500 tons.
Times turns off meter for Irene: Fulfilling a promise made during the early days of its discussion to invoke a metered approach to access to its web site, the New York Times on Friday took the metering off on its coverage of Hurricane Irene, which rampaged through the paper's primary circulation area over the weekend.
According to Kunle Adeyemi, speaking to New African from Lagos: "The bridging channel is only 3km wide and it would connect existing road networks in the city (Lekki, Lagos Island, Ikorodu Road, the Third Mainland Bridge, etc) to close a loop which can potentially form a primary circulation ring, if a few outstanding segments are upgraded.
Enclosing the green is the primary circulation zone that serves as an indoor social rehabilitation mall.
As in the beginning, its primary circulation remains in Europe and North America.
The lymph system sucks up the other ten percent or so, where it stops at lymph node way stations to get picked through on its way back to primary circulation.
Applicants should live in The Register-Guard's primary circulation area (generally, Lane County).
The existence and the specific location of the epidemic hot spot could therefore be explained by primary circulation of the virus in water birds in wet areas, followed by an amplification of this circulation by synanthropic bird species, involving spread from wet areas to dry areas, where these birds usually live.
The Press' primary circulation area is in Kent (home of Grand Rapids) and Ottawa counties.