cold anticyclone

冷性反气旋

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • North American High — The North American High (also Canadian High/Anticyclone, sometimes in Europe Greenland High/Anticyclone) is an impermanent high pressure area or anticyclone created by anticyclogenesis (anticyclone + the Greek word genesis, meaning birth, origin… …   Wikipedia

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