Last modified on 10 December 2014, at 20:00

meteorology

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmiti.əˈɹɑːlədʒi/

EtymologyEdit

[1610] From French météorologie, from Ancient Greek μετέωρος (metéōros, high in the sky) + -λογία (-logía). Surface etymology is meteor (atmospheric phenomenon) +‎ -logy (study of)

NounEdit

meteorology (plural meteorologies)

  1. The science that deals with the study of the atmosphere and its phenomena, especially with weather and weather forecasting.
  2. The atmospheric phenomena in a specific region or period.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

See alsoEdit