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Synonyms of coriolis effect

Noun


1. Coriolis effect, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot

usage: (physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere

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