noun. ['ˌæntiːˈsaɪˌkloʊn'] (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern.
- atmospheric state
Example sentences of the word anticyclone
1. Noun, singular or mass
Air at the center of an anticyclone is forced away from its area of high pressure and replaced by a downward blast of air from higher altitudes.