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anticyclone
1. A high-pressure area with closed circulation, which rotates clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counter clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
2. The center of high atmospheric pressure which spins in the opposite direction of a cyclone.
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anticyclone
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anticyclone (s) (noun), anticyclones (pl)
An extensive system of winds spiraling outward from a high-pressure center, circling clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
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antarctic anticyclone, antarctic high
A glacial anticyclone believed to overlie Antarctica.
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arctic high, arctic anticyclone, polar anticyclone, polar high
A weak high appearing on mean charts of sea-level pressure over the Arctic Basin during late spring, summer, and early autumn.
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