meteorology

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From meteor (atmospheric phenomenon) +‎ -logy (study of), from Latin meteorum, from Ancient Greek μετέωρος (metéōros, high in the sky).

Noun[edit]

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.

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