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coriolis effect

 
Noun coriolis effect has 1 sense
  1. Coriolis effect - (physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere
    --1 is a kind of
    consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot
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