Meaning of cyclostrophic

cy•clo•stroph•ic

Pronunciation: (sī"klu-strof'ik, -strō'fik, sik"le-), [key]
— adj. Meteorol.
  1. pertaining to atmospheric motion in which the centripetal acceleration exactly balances the horizontal pressure force.
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