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19:54 Feb 3, 2009
English to French translations [PRO] Science - Meteorology / storms
English term or phrase:meso
I'm currently translating a text about tornadoes, but I don't understand the term "meso" in the following sentence:
"It’s got a good meso and wall cloud now."
"Ces orages sont difficilements chassables, car il faut se positionner dans le « Bear’s cage », la zone où se trouve le mésocyclone, entourée du « core », la zone de fortes précipitations." http://www.quebecvortex.com/print.php?sid=64
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Explanation: A mesocyclone or meso is an early stage in the development of a tornado.