Zonal (adjective)

  1. Relating to or arranged in zones or areas; divided into zones.
  2. Relating to a particular geographic area or zone.

Origin:

Derived from the latin word 'zona' meaning 'belt or zone'.

Examples:

  1. Zonal wind patterns are caused by differences in temperature and pressure between different latitudes.
  2. The zonal distribution of species varies in different regions of the world, due to differences in climate, geography and other environmental factors.
  3. Zonal marking is an important aspect of football, as it helps to control the movement of opposing players.
  4. Zonal averaging is a statistical technique used to analyze data in a specific geographic area or zone.
  5. Zonal vegetation refers to the distinctive plant life found in different zones of a given geographic area, such as deserts, grasslands, and forests.
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