[ jee-uh-strof-ik, -stroh-fik ]
/ ˌdʒi əˈstrɒf ɪk, -ˈstroʊ fɪk /
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of or relating to the balance between the Coriolis force and the horizontal pressure force in the atmosphere.
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Words nearby geostrophic
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British Dictionary definitions for geostrophic
/ (ˌdʒiːəʊˈstrɒfɪk) /
of, relating to, or caused by the force produced by the rotation of the earthgeostrophic wind
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