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# barotropic pressure function

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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• barotropic — /bar euh trop ik/, adj. (of a fluid) having a density that is a function only of pressure. [BARO + TROPIC] …   Useful english dictionary

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