secondary cyclone

secondary cyclone

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′sī‚klōn]
(meteorology)
A cyclone which forms near or in association with a primary cyclone. Also known as secondary low.
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The cyclone leading to precipitation and flooding in the United Kingdom on 1 February 2002 is a secondary cyclone (labeled "2") forming on the trailing cold front of a preexisting primary cyclone (labeled "1").
The gas leaving the combustor passes by the primary and secondary cyclones, a flue gas distributor and a coaxial conduit leading to the gas turbine.
However, if the cyclone is operating with a high of secondary cyclones separating middlings and refuse, this ratio may be as high as 8:1.