astrometeorology

[ as-troh-mee-tee-uh-rol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌæs troʊˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the theoretical effects of astronomical bodies and forces on the earth's atmosphere.

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Origin of astrometeorology

First recorded in 1860–65; astro- + meteorology

OTHER WORDS FROM astrometeorology

as·tro·me·te·or·o·log·i·cal [as-troh-mee-tee-er-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌæs troʊˌmi ti ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveas·tro·me·te·or·ol·o·gist, noun
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