Origin of meteorologyClassical Greek mete?rologia: see meteor and -logy
The definition of meteorology is the climate and weather of a place, or is the scientific study of climate and weather.
The branch of science that allows a weatherman to predict what the weather will be like in the future is an example of meteorology.
the science of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena; study of weather, including weather forecasting
The science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions.
Origin of meteorologyFrench météorologie from Greek meteōrologiā discussion of astronomical phenomena meteōron astronomical phenomenon ; see meteor . -logiā -logy
- me′te·or·o·log′i·cal me′te·or·o·log′ic
The scientific study of the atmosphere and of atmospheric conditions, especially as they relate to weather and weather forecasting.
- Innes, " Meteorology in the Transvaal," Journ.
- Regem, a treatise on astronomy and meteorology, which contained the sum of physical philosophy during the early middle ages.
- In the same year, a general amnesty admitting of his return to America, he accepted the professorship of meteorology in the Virginia Military Institute, and settled at Lexington, Virginia, where he died on the 1st of February 1873.
- In 1859 he was appointed director of Kew Observatory, and there naturally became interested in problems of meteorology and terrestrial magnetism.
- Lyons, The Physiography of the River Nile and its Basin (Cairo, 1906); Leigh Canney, The Meteorology of Egypt and its Influence on Disease (1897).