weather station


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weather station

n.
A facility or location where meteorological data are gathered, recorded, and released.
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weather station

n
(Physical Geography) one of a network of meteorological observation posts where weather data is recorded
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weath′er sta`tion


n.
an installation equipped and used for meteorological observation.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.weather station - one of a network of observation posts where meteorological data is recordedweather station - one of a network of observation posts where meteorological data is recorded
observation post, lookout - an elevated post affording a wide view
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