Definitions for Meteorologyˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•te•or•ol•o•gyˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the science dealing with the atmosphere, weather, and climate.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. the atmospheric conditions and weather of an area.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of meteorology:

1610–20; < Gk meteōrología discussion of celestial phenomena. See meteor , -o -, -logy


Princeton's WordNet

  1. meteorology, weather forecasting(noun)

    predicting what the weather will be

  2. meteorology(noun)

    the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. meteorology(noun)ˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi

    the science or study of the weather


  1. meteorology(Noun)

    The science that deals with the study of the atmosphere and its phenomena, especially with weather and weather forecasting.

  2. meteorology(Noun)

    The atmospheric phenomena in a specific region or period.

  3. Origin: From meteor + -logy: μετέωρος + -logy, meaning "the study of the sky".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meteorology(noun)

    the science which treats of the atmosphere and its phenomena, particularly of its variations of heat and moisture, of its winds, storms, etc

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Meteorology

    The science of studying the characteristics of the atmosphere such as its temperature, density, winds, clouds, precipitation, and other atmospheric phenomena and aiming to account for the weather in terms of external influences and the basic laws of physics. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. 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

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the study of weather and climate.

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