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Definition of High pressure system

High pressure system Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
An area of relative pressure maximum that has diverging winds and a rotation opposite to the earth's rotation. This is clockwise the in Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the opposite of an area of low pressure or a cyclone. Related term: anticyclone
High pressure system Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A high-pressure area, high or anticyclone is a region where the atmospheric pressure at the surface of the planet is greater than its surrounding environment.

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