- Weather is the condition of the climate in a particular place at a particular time.
- An example of weather is San Diego being sunny in January.
- An example of weather is Florida having hurricanes in September.
- Weather means to be affected by climate.
An example of weather is the Statue of Liberty turning green from the reaction of copper and rain.
- Weather is defined as to get through a situation or event positively.
An example of weather is someone getting into an accident without injury or damage to their car.
The weather here in San Diego is sunny.
weather definition by Webster's New World
- the general condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place, with regard to the temperature, moisture, cloudiness, etc.
- disagreeable or harmful atmospheric conditions; storm, rain, etc.: protected against the weather
Origin: Middle English weder ; from Old English akin to Old Norse vethr, German wetter ; from Indo-European base an unverified form we-, an unverified form awe-, to blow from source wind, Old Church Slavonic vedro, fair weather
- to expose to the action of weather or atmosphere, as for airing, drying or seasoning
- to wear away, discolor, disintegrate, or otherwise change for the worse by exposure to the atmosphere
- to pass through safely or survive: to weather a storm
- to slope (masonry, cornices, sills, etc.) so as to allow water to run off
- Naut. to pass to the windward of (a cape, reef, etc.)
- to become discolored, disintegrated, etc. by exposure to the weather or atmosphere
- to endure such exposure in a specified manner: canvas that weathers well
- designating or of the side of a ship, etc. toward the wind; windward
- exposed to the elements: weather deck
weather definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity, and barometric pressure.
- a. Adverse or destructive atmospheric conditions, such as high winds or heavy rain: encountered weather five miles out to sea.b. The unpleasant or destructive effects of such atmospheric conditions: protected the house from the weather.
- weathers Changes of fortune: had known him in many weathers.
- To expose to the action of the elements, as for drying, seasoning, or coloring.
- To discolor, disintegrate, wear, or otherwise affect adversely by exposure.
- To come through (something) safely; survive: weather a crisis.
- To slope (a roof, for example) so as to shed water.
- Nautical To pass to the windward of despite bad weather.
- To show the effects, such as discoloration, of exposure to the elements: The walls of the barn had weathered.
- To withstand the effects of weather: a house paint that weathers well.
- Nautical Of or relating to the windward side of a ship; windward.
- Relating to or used in weather forecasting: a weather plane.
Origin: Middle English weder, wether, from Old English weder; see wē- in Indo-European roots.
weather - Ologies & -Isms Definition
weather - Cultural Definition
The daily conditions of the atmosphere in terms of temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, and moisture.
weather - Phrases/Idioms
make heavy weather of
under the weatherâ Informal
- not feeling well; somewhat sick; ailing
- somewhat drunk
make heavy weather of
under the weather
- Somewhat indisposed; slightly ill. Slang
- Intoxicated; drunk.
- Suffering from a hangover.
weather - Science Definition