from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the pseudo force caused by the earth's rotation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. . Referring to the balance, in the atmosphere, between the horizontal Coriolis forces and the horizontal pressure forces.
- adj. . Relates to or arises from the deflective force exerted on the atmosphere due to the rotation of the earth.
geo- + Greek strophē, a turning; see strophe + -ic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek geo- + στροφή (strophē, "a turn, bend, twist") + -ic. (Wiktionary)