See also atmosphere; climate; clouds; lightning; rain; snow; sun; thunder; wind
the study of atmospheric conditions. Also aerography
the branch of meteorology that observed the atmosphere by using balloons, airplanes, etc.
the art or science of divination by means of the air or winds.
a barometer which automatically records, on a rotating cylinder, any variation in atmospheric pressure; a self-recording aneroid.
the branch of science that deals with the barometer.
the art or science of barometric observation.
an abnormal fear or dislike of snow.
the science that studies climate or climatic conditions. —climatologist
an abnormal fear of ice or frost.
the meeting of two masses of air, each with a different meteorological composition, thus forming a front, sometimes resulting in rain, snow, etc.
the process by which a meteorological front is destroyed, as by mixture or deflection of the frontal air.
an abnormal fear of fog.
the branch of meteorology that studies rainfall. —hyetologist
an abnormal dislike or fear of rain.
a graph that shows the relationship between temperature and either humidity or precipitation.
the process of moistening with dew.
the condition of being bedewed.
the study of weather and its changes, especially with the aim of predicting it accurately. —meteorologist
a barograph for recording small fluctuations of atmospheric pressure.
the scientific study of clouds. —nephologist
the branch of meteorology that studies rain. —ombrological
the branch of meteorology that automatically measures rainf all and snowfall. —pluviographic, pluviographical
the branch of meteorology concerned with the measurement of rainf all. —pluviometric, pluviometrical
an instrument for measuring rainfall; a rain gauge.
the recording of meteorological conditions at a distance, as in the use of sensing devices at various points that transmit their data to a central office. —telemeteorographic
the measurement of rainfall with any of various types of rain gauges. —udometric
a self-registering rain gauge.
an instrument used for comparing barometers at varying pressures against a Standard barometer.
meteorology, especially weather forecasts for radio or television.