the science dealing with the atmosphere and its phenomena, including weather and climate.
the atmospheric conditions and weather of an area.
- me·te·or·ol·o·gist, noun
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How to use meteorology in a sentence
The space agreement … outlines plans for cooperation in fields such as meteorology, study of the natural environment, planetary exploration and space biology.50 years ago, the United States and Soviet Union joined forces for science | Emily Conover | June 3, 2022 | Science News
In graduate school he investigated the use of math in meteorology and atmospheric dynamics.A century ago, Alexander Friedmann envisioned the universe’s expansion | Tom Siegfried | May 20, 2022 | Science News
Jana Houser, an associate professor of meteorology at the University of Ohio, says that there are a number of variables that make it harder to connect tornadoes to climate.‘Tornado alley’ looks far different than it did a century ago | Angely Mercado | December 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
They were initially an old-school weather coverage team that has become really dynamic in social spaces and jumping on weather news and trends and providing the science and meteorology behind that.‘It’s an essential story’: A Q&A with The Washington Post’s Krissah Thompson on the outlet’s growing climate coverage | Sara Guaglione | October 18, 2021 | Digiday
One of them, Leila Carvalho, is a professor of meteorology and climate sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara.If Only 19th-Century America Had Listened to a Woman Scientist - Issue 100: Outsiders | Sidney Perkowitz | June 2, 2021 | Nautilus
Neubauer was stationed at Keesler for weather training, a military field that is the rough equivalent of meteorology.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story | Jacob Siegel | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Melissa Fares talks to the two guys behind Weather Puppy and Weather Kitty, apps giving meteorology a new, viral spin.
A feature of meteorology which is often overlooked is its economic value.Aviation in Peace and War | Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
Sally was denouncing meteorology as imposture when the returning bather produced the effect recorded.Somehow Good | William de Morgan
He had developed what I regarded as an innocent intellectual recreation which he called stock-market meteorology.Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
For astronomy in those days seems to have ranked as a minor science, like mineralogy or meteorology now.Pioneers of Science | Oliver Lodge
But take some other science still barely developed: meteorology, for instance.Pioneers of Science | Oliver Lodge
British Dictionary definitions for meteorology
the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting
- meteorological (ˌmiːtɪərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or meteorologic, adjective
- meteorologically, adverb
- meteorologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for meteorology
The scientific study of the atmosphere and of atmospheric conditions, especially as they relate to weather and weather forecasting.
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