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Etymology: cycl- + Late Greek strophikos fit to be turned, turned, from Greek stroph- (stem of strephein to turn) + -ikos -ic — more at strophe
: of cyclic compulsion — used of the component of the deflective force of a wind that is due to the curvature of its path

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/suy'kleuh strof"ik, -stroh"fik, sik'le-/, adj. Meteorol.
pertaining to atmospheric motion in which the centripetal acceleration exactly balances the horizontal pressure force.
[1915-20; CYCLO- + LGk strophikós turned, equiv. to Gk stroph- (var. s. of stréphein to turn) + -ikos -IC; see STROPHE]

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