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warm sector

noun

, Meteorology.
  1. the region of warmest air bounded by the cold and warm fronts of a cyclone.


warm sector

noun

  1. meteorol a wedge of warm air between the warm and cold fronts of a depression, which is eventually occluded See also cold front warm front


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After a morning pause, heavy rainbands in the humid, unstable air ahead of a cold front, known as the warm sector, began sweeping through the Washington region.

Ida’s remnant vortex becomes embedded in the front, with a warm front along the Mason-Dixon and a plume of tropical moisture drawn into the warm sector to its south.

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