[ hahy-drol-uh-jee ]
/ haɪˈdrɒl ə dʒi /
the science dealing with the occurrence, circulation, distribution, and properties of the waters of the earth and its atmosphere.
Related formshy·dro·log·ic [hahy-druh-loj-ik] /ˌhaɪ drəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, hy·dro·log·i·cal, adjectivehy·dro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbhy·drol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrologist
/ (haɪˈdrɒlədʒɪ) /
the study of the distribution, conservation, use, etc, of the water of the earth and its atmosphere, particularly at the land surface
Derived Formshydrologic (ˌhaɪdrəˈlɒdʒɪk) or hydrological, adjectivehydrologically, adverbhydrologist, noun
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Science definitions for hydrologist
[ hī-drŏl′ə-jē ]
The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water as a liquid, solid, or gas on the Earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.
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