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(english) A mesoscale circulation feature in the ocean formed in island wakes or from spin-offs or meanders in ocean currents; a circulating surface current of medium dimension. (See also: oceanography, Meander)
(french) Un trait de la circulation d'échelle moyenne de l'océan formé dans les sillages d'une île ou des courants sécondaires ou des méandres dans les courants de l'océan; un courant de la surface circulant de dimension moyenne. (See also: oceanography, Meander)
(portuguese) Circulação oceânica de média escala formada pelo recorte duma ilha, por correntes secundárias ou pelos meandros das correntes oceânicas; corrente circulante de superfície de dimensão média. (See also: oceanography, Meander)

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