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meteorology  (ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ



  1. the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting

Derived Forms

meteorological  (ˌmiːtɪərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl , ˌmeteoroˈlogic  adjective
ˌmeteoroˈlogically  adverb
ˌmeteorˈologist  noun

Word Origin

C17: from Greek meteorolōgia, from meteōron something aloft + -logia -logy. See meteor

Example Sentences Including 'meteorology'

While it wasn't a pretension, just a habit, it irritated him because he was certain her meteorology was unsound.
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