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dis·tur·bance / disˈtərbəns/ • n. the interruption of a settled and peaceful condition: a helicopter landing can cause disturbance to residents. ∎  a breakdown of peaceful and law-abiding behavior; a riot: the disturbances were precipitated when four men were refused bail. ∎  the disruption of healthy functioning: her severe mental disturbance was diagnosed as schizophrenia. ∎ Meteorol. a local variation from normal or average wind conditions, usually a small tornado or cyclone. ∎  Law interference with rights or property; molestation.

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disturbance

disturbance General term used to denote low-pressure features, e.g. a depression or trough. Disturbances commonly appear as waves in the major air flows in the mid-troposphere, e.g. the equatorial easterlies, the prevailing westerlies over middle latitudes, and the trade winds.

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disturbance

disturbance A general term for low-pressure features (e.g. a depression or trough). Disturbances commonly appear as waves in the major air flows in the mid-troposphere (e.g. the equatorial easterlies, the prevailing westerlies over middle latitudes, and the trade winds).

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disturbance

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