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cyclolysis

[ sahy-klol-uh-sis ]
/ saɪˈklɒl ə sɪs /
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noun Meteorology.
the weakening or extinction of a cyclone, usually in simultaneous occurrence with an increase in atmospheric pressure:the net effect of surface cooling on cyclolysis at any level within the atmosphere.
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Compare cyclogenesis.

Origin of cyclolysis

First recorded in 1915–20; cycl(one) + -o- -lysis
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