Definition of extratropical in English:

extratropical

Line breaks: extra|trop¦ic¦al

adjective

Meteorology
Situated or occurring outside the tropics: extratropical cyclones
More example sentences
  • Storms that form elsewhere are extratropical cyclones.
  • The strong winds that hit the Pacific Coast are from extratropical storms, not hurricanes, which are tropical cyclones.
  • Winter storms are extratropical storms and all are a mixture of warm and cold air.

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