hyetography

[ hahy-i-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌhaɪ ɪˈtɒg rə fi /

noun

the study of the annual and geographical distribution of rainfall.

Origin of hyetography

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

Related forms

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
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British Dictionary definitions for hyetography

hyetography

/ (ˌhaɪɪˈtɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the study of the distribution and recording of rainfall

Derived Forms

hyetographic (ˌhaɪɪtəˈɡræfɪk) or hyetographical, adjectivehyetographically, adverb
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