Japan Current definition by Webster's New World
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a fast, warm ocean current flowing northeast from the Philippine Sea east of Taiwan: it moves along the southern coast of Japan
Japan Current definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A warm ocean current flowing northeast from the Philippine Sea past southeast Japan to the North Pacific. Also called Kuroshio Current.
japan current - Science Definition
A branch of the North Equatorial Current that flows northeast from the Philippine Sea, north along the eastern shore of Taiwan, past southeastern Japan, and onward to the North Pacific. Its warm air moderates the climate of Taiwan and Japan. Also called Kuroshio Current. See more at equatorial current, gyre.