Kuroshio current

Kuroshio current
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English-Russian scientific dictionary. 2008.

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  • Kuroshio current — noun a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean • Syn: ↑Japan current, ↑Kuroshio • Hypernyms: ↑ocean current …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kuroshio — The Kuroshio (Japanese for Black Tide ) is a strong western boundary current in the western north Pacific Ocean. It begins off the east coast of Taiwan and flows northeastward past Japan, where it merges with the easterly drift of the North… …   Wikipedia

  • Kuroshio — noun a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean • Syn: ↑Japan current, ↑Kuroshio current • Hypernyms: ↑ocean current …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kuroshio — /kəˈroʊʃioʊ/ (say kuh rohsheeoh) noun → Japan Current. Also, Kuroshio current. {Japanese, from kuro black + shio current, tide} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Kuroshio — [ko͞o rō′shē ō′] JAPAN CURRENT …   English World dictionary

  • Kuroshio — /koo roh shee oh /; Japn. /koo rddaw shee aw /, n. See Japan Current. [ < Japn, equiv. to kuro black + shio (earlier shifo) tide] * * * ▪ oceanic current, Pacific Ocean (Japanese: “Black Current”),also called  Japan Current,         strong… …   Universalium

  • kuroshio — noun a swift, intense current that flows northeastward off the coasts of China and Japan; part of the North Pacific subtropical gyre …   Wiktionary

  • Oyashio Current — The Oyashio Current colliding with the Kuroshio Current near Hokkaido. When two currents collide, they create eddies. Phytoplankton growing in the surface waters become concentrated along the boundaries of these eddies, tracing out the motions of …   Wikipedia

  • Corriente de Kuroshio — Corrientes de Kuroshio y Oyashio. Las corrientes oceánicas que ro …   Wikipedia Español

  • North Pacific Current — The North Pacific Current. The North Pacific Current (sometimes referred to as the North Pacific Drift) is a slow warm water current that flows west to east between 40 and 50 degrees north in the Pacific Ocean. The current forms the southern part …   Wikipedia

  • ocean current — noun the steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction • Hypernyms: ↑current, ↑stream • Hyponyms: ↑El Nino, ↑equatorial current, ↑Gulf stream, ↑Japan current, ↑Kuroshio curr …   Useful english dictionary


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