meteorology

Part of speech:

METEOROLOGIC, METEOROLOGICAL.

Part of speech: noun

The phenomena of the atmosphere, especially as relating to weather.

Part of speech: noun

The character of the weather and of atmospheric changes.

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Usage examples "meteorology":

  1. Meteorology certainly has the advantage of humanity in some things. - "Imaginary Interviews", W. D. Howells.
  2. We had been a fortnight at sea, cruising; and I have always thought that the captain, who was interested in meteorology and knew the region, kept us out till we should catch a pampero. - "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.
  3. The annals of meteorology do not record another such summer as this. - "The Second Deluge", Garrett P. Serviss.