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general circulation The term generally used to describe the large-scale circulation of the atmosphere over the globe, or over one hemisphere, with its more or less persistent features (which may be brought to prominence by considering long-term, or even shorter-term, averages), and all the transient features on various scales. Although in its nature it is a matter of the winds, the general circulation may be studied by means of barometric pressure maps because of the intimate relation between pressure and wind.

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general circulation

general circulation The term generally used to describe the large-scale circulation of the atmosphere over the globe, or over one hemisphere, with its more or less persistent features (which may be brought to prominence by considering long-term or even shorter-term averages) and all the transient features on various scales. Although in its nature it is a matter of the winds, the general circulation may be studied by means of barometric pressure maps because of the intimate relation between pressure and wind.

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