Pluviography
Pluviography Plu`vi*og"ra*phy, n. [L. pluvia rain + -graphy.] The branch of meteorology treating of the automatic registration of the precipitation of rain, snow, etc.; also, the graphic presentation of precipitation data. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pluviography — plu·vi·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • pluviography — ˌplüvēˈägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: pluvi + graphy 1. : a branch of meteorology that deals with the automatic registration of precipitation (as of rain or snow) 2. : graphic presentation of precipitation data …   Useful english dictionary

  • pluvial —   a. pertaining or due to rain; having much rain.    ♦ pluvine, a.    ♦ pluviography, n. recording of rainfall.    ♦ pluviometer, n. rain gauge.    ♦ pluvious,    ♦ pluviose, a. rainy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pluvi- — combining form or pluvio also pluvia Etymology: Middle English pluvy , from Latin pluvi , from pluvia : rain pluviameter pluvian …   Useful english dictionary

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