equatorial trough


the quasi-continuous belt of low atmospheric pressure that lies between the subtropical high-pressure belts of the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

Nearby words

  1. equatorial plane,
  2. equatorial plate,
  3. equatorial staphyloma,
  4. equatorial telescope,
  5. equatorial tide,
  6. equatorward,
  7. equerry,
  8. equestrian,
  9. equestrianism,
  10. equestrienne

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