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adjective 
  1. (Meteorology). Referring to the balance, in the atmosphere, between the horizontal coriolis forces and the horizonal pressure forces.
  2. (Meteorology). Relates to or arises from the deflective force exerted on the atmosphere due to the rotation of the earth.
Etymology: From geo- + Greek "act of turning" + -ic.


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