Definition of superrotation in English:

superrotation

noun

Atmospheric Physics Astronomy
  • Rotation of the atmosphere of a planet at a higher speed than the rotation of the planet itself.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Planetary & Space Science. From super- + rotation.

Pronunciation

superrotation

/ˌsjuːpərə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃn//ˌsuːpərə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃn/