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weather map

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noun
  1. a map or chart showing weather conditions over a wide area at a particular time, compiled from simultaneous observations at different places.
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Origin of weather map

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for weather map

Historical Examples

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for weather map

weather map

weather chart

noun
  1. a synoptic chart showing weather conditions, compiled from simultaneous observations taken at various weather stations
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weather map in Culture

weather map

A map showing the weather patterns throughout a given region.

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