supergradient wind

supergradient wind

[¦sü·pər′grād·ē·ənt ′wind]
(meteorology)
A wind of greater speed than the gradient wind required by the existing pressure gradient and centrifugal force.
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2012), the formation of unbalanced supergradient wind (e.g., Huang et al.
No valley jets have been reported in the Whitehorse Valley; however, Wahl noted that supergradient winds existed in mountain passes oriented along the prevailing pressure gradients.