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hyetography

[ hahy-i-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌhaɪ ɪˈtɒg rə fi /
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noun
the study of the annual and geographical distribution of rainfall.
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Origin of hyetography

First recorded in 1840–50; hyeto- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM hyetography

hy·e·to·graph·ic [hahy-i-tuh-graf-ik], /ˌhaɪ ɪ təˈgræf ɪk/, hy·e·to·graph·i·cal, adjectivehy·e·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby hyetography

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British Dictionary definitions for hyetography

hyetography
/ (ˌhaɪɪˈtɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
the study of the distribution and recording of rainfall

Derived forms of hyetography

hyetographic (ˌhaɪɪtəˈɡræfɪk) or hyetographical, adjectivehyetographically, adverb
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