Pronunciation: (bar"u-klin'i-tē), [key]
a common state of fluid stratification in which surfaces of constant pressure and others of constant density are not parallel but intersect. Also,bar•o•cli•nic•i•tyPronunciation: (bar"u-kli-nis'i-tē). [key]Cf. barotropy.
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