Definition of teleconnection in English:


Syllabification: tel·e·con·nec·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌteləkəˈnekSHən


  • A causal connection or correlation between meteorological or other environmental phenomena that occur a long distance apart.
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    • The researcher says, ‘El Nino and Arctic Oscillation share dynamic features and may also account for regional warming and drought in Canada - teleconnections linking regions over the globe.’
    • Calvin, a geographer specializing in Latin America, focuses on the El Nino / Southern Oscillation, its teleconnections, and their impacts.
    • Some scientists suspect the process, teleconnection, might help explain the drought gripping parts of the US.

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