pluviometry


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plu·vi·om·e·ter

 (plo͞o′vē-ŏm′ĭ-tər)
[Probably from French pluviomètre : Latin pluvia, rain; see pluvious + -mètre, -meter.]

plu′vi·o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk), plu′vi·o·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
plu′vi·o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
plu′vi·om′e·try n.
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pluviometry

the branch of meteorology concerned with the measurement of rainf all. — pluviometric, pluviometrical, adj.
See also: Weather
the branch of meteorology concerned with the measurement of rainfall. — pluviometric, pluviometrical, adj.
See also: Rain
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