Definition of cyclonically in English:

cyclonically

adverb

Meteorology
  • See cyclone

    • ‘This interaction causes the warm air to be cyclonically lifted vertically into the atmosphere where it combines with colder upper atmosphere air.’
    • ‘In cold advection the cyclonically rotating ascent to the right is opposed by decent forced by the linear pressure perturbation.’
    • ‘Why it continued to rotate cyclonically after it shifted to the center of the updraft troika is a matter of conjecture because of the paucity of data in the storm inflow.’
    • ‘The cone acquires a definite sense of rotation, swirling cyclonically at its top.’
    • ‘When splitting occurs, a cyclonically rotating updraft propagates to the right of the mean wind, while an anticyclonically rotating one moves to the left.’

Pronunciation

cyclonically

/sʌɪˈklɒnɪk(ə)li/