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me·te·or·ol·o·gy

 (mē′tē-ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions.

[French météorologie, from Greek meteōrologiā, discussion of astronomical phenomena : meteōron, astronomical phenomenon; see meteor + -logiā, -logy.]

me′te·or·o·log′i·cal (-ər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), me′te·or·o·log′ic adj.
me′te·or·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

meteorology

(ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting
[C17: from Greek meteorolōgia, from meteōron something aloft + -logia -logy. See meteor]
meteorological, ˌmeteoroˈlogic adj
ˌmeteoroˈlogically adv
ˌmeteorˈologist n

me•te•or•ol•o•gy

(ˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the science dealing with the atmosphere, weather, and climate.
2. the atmospheric conditions and weather of an area.
[1610–20; < Greek meteōrología discussion of celestial phenomena. See meteor, -o-, -logy]
me`te•or•o•log′ic (-ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) me`te•or•o•log′i•cal, adj.
me`te•or•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
me`te•or•ol′o•gist, n.

me·te·or·ol·o·gy

(mē′tē-ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the atmosphere and of atmospheric conditions, especially as they relate to weather.

meteorology

The study dealing with the phenomena of the atmosphere including the physics, chemistry, and dynamics extending to the effects of the atmosphere on the earth's surface and the oceans.

meteorology

the science that studies climate and weather variations. — meteorologie, meteorological, adj. — meteorologist, n.
See also: Climate
the study of weather and its changes, especially with the aim of predicting it accurately. — meteorologist, n.meteorologie, meteorological, adj.
See also: Weather

meteorology

1. The study of the earth’s atmosphere and the weather.
2. The study of the atmosphere and its behavior, especially with reference to weather.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meteorology - predicting what the weather will bemeteorology - predicting what the weather will be
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
2.meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
weather chart, weather map - (meteorology) a map showing the principal meteorological elements at a given time and over an extended region
visual range - distance at which a given standard object can be seen with the unaided eye
ceiling - (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
earth science - any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
aerology - meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers
climatology - meteorology of climates and their phenomena
nephology - the branch of meteorology that studies clouds and cloud formation
meteorology, weather forecasting - predicting what the weather will be
isobar - (meteorology)an isogram connecting points having equal barometric pressure at a given time
isotherm - (meteorology) an isogram connecting points having the same temperature at a given time
front - (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
occluded front, occlusion - (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
atmospheric condition, weather, weather condition, conditions - the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow"
advection - (meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties
convection - (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere
bar - (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"
anticyclone - (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern
cyclone - (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
anabatic - of an air current or wind; rising especially up a slope; "an anabatic wind"
catabatic, katabatic - of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night
clear - free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
anticyclonic - of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a high pressure center
frontal - of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air; "frontal rainfall"
cyclonal, cyclonic, cyclonical - of or relating to or characteristic of the atmosphere around a low pressure center; "cyclonic cloud pattern"
Translations
عِلْم الأرْصاد الجَوِّيَّه
meteorologie
meteorologi
meteorologiasäätiede
meteorologija
meteorológia
veîurfræîi
meteorologasmeteorologijameteorologinis
meteoroloģija
meteorológia
meteorologi

meteorology

[ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nmeteorología f

meteorology

[ˌmiːtiəˈrɒlədʒi] nmétéorologie f
mete out
[ˈmiːt] vt fus [+ punishment] → infliger

meteorology

nMeteorologie f, → Wetterkunde f

meteorology

[ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ] nmeteorologia

meteorology

(miːtiəˈrolədʒi) noun
the study of weather and climate.
ˌmeteoˈrologist noun
ˌmeteoroˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
meteorological charts.
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