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anticyclogenesis

[ an-tee-sahy-kloh-jen-uh-sis, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌsaɪ kloʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun Meteorology.
the intensification or development of an anticyclone, usually in simultaneous occurrence with an increase in atmospheric pressure: Anticyclogenesis occurs with moderate frequency over the warm waters off the east coast of North America.
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Compare anticyclolysis.

Origin of anticyclogenesis

First recorded in 1925–30; anticycl(one) + -o- + genesis
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