Gulf-stream



noun
1.
a warm ocean current flowing N from the Gulf of Mexico, along the E coast of the U.S., to an area off the SE coast of Newfoundland, where it becomes the western terminus of the North Atlantic Current.
2.
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noun
1.
a relatively warm ocean current flowing northeastwards off the Atlantic coast of the US from the Gulf of Mexico
2.
another name for North Atlantic Drift
Gulf Stream

A warm ocean current of the northern Atlantic Ocean off eastern North America. It flows northward and eastward from the Gulf of Mexico, eventually dividing into several branches. A major branch continues eastward to warm the coast and moderate the climate of northwest Europe.

A warm current that flows out of the Gulf of Mexico and northward through the Atlantic Ocean.

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