Coriolisforce
Coriolis force n.
A pseudo force used mathematically to describe motion, as of aircraft or cloud formations, relative to a noninertial, uniformly rotating frame of reference such as the earth.
  [After Gaspard G. deCoriolis (1792-1843), French mathematician.]

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