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hy·drol·o·gy

 (hī-drŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.

hy′dro·log′ic (-drə-lŏj′ĭk), hy′dro·log′i·cal adj.
hy′dro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
hy·drol′o·gist n.

hydrology

(haɪˈdrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the distribution, conservation, use, etc, of the water of the earth and its atmosphere, particularly at the land surface
hydrologic, ˌhydroˈlogical adj
ˌhydroˈlogically adv
hyˈdrologist n

hy•drol•o•gy

(haɪˈdrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the occurrence, circulation, distribution, and properties of the waters of the earth and its atmosphere.
[1755–65]
hy•dro•log•ic (ˌhaɪ drəˈlɒdʒ ɪk) hy`dro•log′i•cal, adj.
hy•drol′o•gist, n.

hy·drol·o·gy

(hī-drŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the Earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.

hydrologic (hī-drə-lŏj′ĭk) adjective

hydrology

the science that studies the occurrence, circulation, distribution, and properties of the waters of the earth and its atmosphere. — hydrologist, n.hydrologie, hydrological, adj.
See also: Water

hydrology

The study of the water on the earth and in its atmosphere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrology - the branch of geology that studies water on the earth and in the atmosphere: its distribution and uses and conservationhydrology - the branch of geology that studies water on the earth and in the atmosphere: its distribution and uses and conservation
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
Translations
hydrologie
hydrologiavesitiede
hydrologia

hydrology

nHydrologie f
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