Cromwell Current


noun

Origin of Cromwell Current

after Townsend Cromwell (1922–58), U.S. oceanographer
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British Dictionary definitions for cromwell current

Cromwell Current
/ (ˈkrɒmwɛl, -wəl) /

noun

an equatorial Pacific current, flowing eastward from the Hawaiian Islands to the Galápagos Islands

Word Origin for Cromwell Current

C20: named after T. Cromwell (1922–58), US oceanographer
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