Definitions for "Anticyclone"
A movement of the atmosphere opposite in character, as regards direction of the wind and distribution of barometric pressure, to that of a cyclone.
An extensive horizontal movement of the atmophere spirally around and away from a gradually progressing central region of high barometric pressure, the sprial motion being anticlockwise in the southern hemisphere.
A region characterized in the barometric pressure distribution by a system of closed isobars, with the highest pressure on the inside. It is also known as a 'high'.