Definition of teleconnection in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛlɪkəˌnɛkʃ(ə)n/


A causal connection or correlation between meteorological or other environmental phenomena which occur a long distance apart.
Example sentences
  • 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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