meteorology

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

meteorology (countable and uncountable, 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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