frontolysis[frun täl′ə sis; also frän-]
frontolysis definition by Webster's New World
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the process that tends to destroy a weather front, as by mixture of the frontal air
Origin: Modern Latin ; from fronto- plush -lysis
frontolysis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. fron·tol·y·ses
Dissipation of a meteorological front.
frontolysis - Science Definition
The weakening or complete dissipation of a meteorological front caused by a decrease in the horizontal thermal gradient (the difference in temperature of adjacent air masses) over time. Compare frontogenesis.