a state or period of sadness or depression. : a state or period in which there is no
activity or improvement. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb). 1. a. A period of stagnation or slump. b. A period of depression or unhappy listlessness. 2. a. A region of the ocean near the ...
2An equatorial region of the Atlantic Ocean with calms, sudden storms, and light
unpredictable winds: Hurricane Verity had been born in the
a.k.a Intertropical Convergence Zone (ICZ) Early sailors named this belt of calm