Definition of Meteorology

1. Noun. Predicting what the weather will be.

Exact synonyms: Weather Forecasting
Generic synonyms: Forecasting, Foretelling, Prediction, Prognostication
Derivative terms: Meteorologist



2. Noun. The earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather).

Definition of Meteorology

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

Definition of Meteorology

1. Noun. The science that deals with the study of the atmosphere and its phenomena, especially with weather and weather forecasting. ¹

2. Noun. The atmospheric phenomena in a specific region or period. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meteorology

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Medical Definition of Meteorology

1. The science which treats of the atmosphere and its phenomena, particularly of its variations of heat and moisture, of its winds, storms, etc. Origin: Gr.; + discourse: cf. F. Meteorologie. See Meteor. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meteorology

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meteoroids
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meteorolites
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meteorological balloon
meteorological conditions
meteorological factors
meteorological observation post
meteorological satellite
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meteorologies
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meteorologists
meteorology (current term)
meteoromancy
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meteorotropic
meteorous
meteors
meteortropism
metepa
metepas

Literary usage of Meteorology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1903)
"REPORT OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON meteorology To the Board of Trustees of the ... GENTLEMEN : The problems of future research in meteorology can be best ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"meteorology OF INDIA. THE great peninsula of India, with its lofty ... Every year, however, is now adding to our knowledge of the meteorology of the country ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"meteorology AND AERONAUTICAL ... Introductory: Importance of meteorology in aviation; aircraft and weather in war: (a) general climate; (6) weather and ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1874)
"In meteorology perhaps the most important item is the steps that have been taken in Europe —Holland, Germany, and Russia—toward the organization of work in ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"Dr. WILSON JEWELL read the following report on meteorology and epidemics for 1858:— In submitting the annual report to the College, on meteorology and ..."

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