Aerology
Aerology A`["e]r*ol"o*gy, n. [A["e]ro- + -logy: cf. F. a['e]rologie.] That department of physics which treats of the atmosphere. [1913 Webster]

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  • aerology — aerologic /air euh loj ik/, aerological, adj. aerologist, n. /air rol euh jee/, n. 1. the branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere by means of balloons, airplanes, etc. 2. (in former use by the U.S. Navy) meteorology.… …   Universalium

  • aerology — noun a) The branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere by means of balloons, airplanes, etc. b) The study of the air and of the atmosphere. Used in the US Navy until early 1957. The same as meteorology; however, this usage… …   Wiktionary

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  • aerology — study of the atmosphere Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aerology — aer·ol·o·gy || eÉ™ rÉ’lÉ™dʒɪ n. branch of meteorology which studies the upper part of the atmosphere …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerology — noun dated the study of the atmosphere. Derivatives aerological adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • aerology — aer·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • aerology — aer•ol•o•gy [[t]ɛəˈrɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. mer the branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere • Etymology: 1745–55 aer•o•log•ic ˌɛər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk aer o•log′i•cal, adj. aer•ol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

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