bombogenesis etymology

English word bombogenesis comes from English cyclogenesis, English bomb

Detailed word origin of bombogenesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyclogenesis English (eng) (meteorology) The process which leads to the formation of tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes; typically involves an interaction that leads to vertical wind shear.
bomb English (eng) (slang) Great, awesome. (American football, slang) A long forward pass.. (UK, slang) A large amount of money, a fortune.. (US, Australia, informal) A car in poor condition.. (chemistry) A heavy-walled container designed to permit chemical reactions under high pressure.. (chiefly, British, India, slang) A very attractive woman; a bombshell.. (chiefly, British, slang) A success; the bomb.. [...]
bombogenesis English (eng) (meteorology) Rapid, or extreme cyclogenesis, often characterized by a barometric pressure drop of 24 millibars in a 24 hour period.