Definitions for Meteorologyˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi

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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)


  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

  2. Origin: [Gr. ; + lo`gos discourse: cf. F. mtorologie. See Meteor.]

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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