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1(wedge) An extension of high pressure from an anticyclone into a zone where generally lower pressure prevails.
2 The poleward meanders of the flow of the upper westerly winds over mid latitudes. See also long wave.
3 See mid-ocean ridge.
4 See ridge-and-ravine topography; and ridge and runnel.
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