The definition of climate is the weather of a location over time or the environment or mood.(noun)
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Origin: ME climat < OFr < LL clima < Gr klima, region, zone < base of klinein, to slope (see incline): orig., slope of the earth from the equator toward the poles
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Origin: Middle English climat
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin clima, climat-
Origin: , from Greek klima, surface of the earth, region; see klei- in Indo-European roots.
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the science of the description of climate. —climatographer, n. —climatographical, adj.
the science that studies climate or climatic conditions. —climatologist, n. —climatologic, climatological, adj.
the climate of the inside of a building, airliner, or space ship, as distinguished from that on the outside.
the study of the geographical distribution of rainfall by annual totals. —hyetographic, hyetographical, adj.
the science that studies climate and weather variations. —meteorologie, meteorological, adj. —meteorologist, n.
1. the study of minute gradations in climate that are due to the nature of the terrain.
2. the study of microclimates or climates of limited areas, as houses or communities. —microclimatologist, n. —microclimatologic, microclimatological, adj.
the branch of biology that studies the relation between variations in climate and periodic biological phenomena, as the migration of birds or the flowering of plants. —phenologist, n. —phenologic, phenological, adj.
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