Generally, movement within a system. 1. [Atmospheric] the movement of air masses within the troposphere, driven by the redistribution of energy from the sun and the rotation of the Earth. 2. [Oceanic] the movement of water in Earth’s oceans driven by surface winds, Earth’s rotation, and density differences.

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