- a map or chart showing weather conditions over a wide area at a particular time, compiled from simultaneous observations at different places.
Origin of weather map
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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The weather-map must be watched at sowing time to make sure of a moist seed-bed.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
- a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations
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A map showing the weather patterns throughout a given region.
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