[ hahy-i-tl ]
/ ˈhaɪ ɪ tl /
of or relating to rain or rainfall.
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British Dictionary definitions for hyetal
/ (ˈhaɪɪtəl) /
of or relating to rain, rainfall, or rainy regions
Word Origin for hyetal
C19: from Greek huetos rain + -al 1
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Scientific definitions for hyetal
[ hī′ĭ-tl ]
Relating to rain or rainy regions, used especially in regard to isohyetal rainfall maps.
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