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Define the following:

  1. Wind
  2. Coriolis force
  3. Altitude
  4. Monsoons

Asked by Topperlearning User 23rd April 2015, 1:54 PM
Answered by Expert
  1. Wind: The horizontal movement of air due to its inconsistent heating by the Sun is known as wind. It can also be defined as air in motion.
  2. Coriolis force: The Earth rotates on its axis from the west to the east. Due to this, the winds or other moving objects do not move in a straight path but get deflected.
  3. Altitude: It can be defined as the height of an object in relation to the sea or the ground level.
  4. Monsoons: The monsoons are periodic winds which develop primarily due to the heating of the landmass and the oceans.
Answered by Expert 23rd April 2015, 3:54 PM
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