Azores High

Science / Weather / Azores High: A semi-permanent, subtropical area of high pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean that migrates east and west with varying central pressure. Depending on the season, it has different names. In the Northern Hemispheric winter and early spring, when the Icelandic Low dominates the North Atlantic, it is primarily centered near the Azores Islands. When it is displaced westward, during the summer and fall, the center is located in the western North Atlantic, near Bermuda, and is known as the Bermuda High.

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High Noun Synonyms: anticyclone
High Adjective Synonyms: tall, lofty, elevated, towering
High Adverb Synonyms: intoxication, altered consciousness
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Highlight

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Highlights

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Highjacking

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