What does meteorology mean?

Definitions for meteorology
ˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒime·te·o·rol·o·gy

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meteorology in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meteorology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erik Snell:

    Our meteorology team is the best in the business, they took a hard look at the weather data and the track of the storm and worked with the flight crew and dispatcher to agree it was safe to operate the flight. And our flight and ground crews were incredible in their effort to turn the aircraft quickly and safely so the flight could depart well before the hurricane threat.

  2. The EPA:

    The agency will continue these collaborative efforts for any revised ozone standards, including working with California as it continues to explore regulatory strategies and technologies to reduce pollution and improve public health protection, california has faced a uniquely difficult attainment task due to the combination of adverse meteorology and topography, population growth, and the pollution burden associated with mobile sources.

  3. Alan Lim:

    It is not a surprise as the Australia Bureau of Meteorology has formally announced the El Nino since May 2015. Hence, the market had already look ahead into lower FFB production by plantation companies, the net impact to earnings is not expected to be huge, as CPO prices usually increase during the period of insufficient supply globally. Historically, the impact of CPO prices to earnings will more than offset the loss in FFB production.

Images & Illustrations of meteorology

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