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noun, plural neph·a·nal·y·ses [nef-uh-nal-uh-seez] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl əˌsiz/.
  1. a map or chart showing the distribution of types and amounts of clouds and precipitation at a given time.
  2. the preparation of such a map or chart.
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Origin of nephanalysis

First recorded in 1940–45; neph- + analysis
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