Hyetal
Hyetal Hy"e*tal, a. [Gr. ? rain, from ? to rain.] Of or pertaining to rain; descriptive of the distribution of rain, or of rainy regions. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hyetal — ˈhīəd.əl adjective : of or relating to rain, rainfall, or rainy regions * * * /huy i tl/, adj. of or pertaining to rain or rainfall. [1860 65; HYET + AL1] * * * hyetal /hīˈi tl/ adjective 1. Rainy 2. Relating to rain or rainfall ORIGIN: Gr hȳetos …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyetal — /huy i tl/, adj. of or pertaining to rain or rainfall. [1860 65; HYET + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyetal — adjective /ˈhaɪətəl/ Pertaining to rain …   Wiktionary

  • hyetal — hy·e·tal …   English syllables

  • hyetal —   a. pertaining to rain.    ♦ hyetograph, n. rain gauge; chart of average rainfall.    ♦ hyetography, n. study of rainfall distribution.    ♦ hyetology, n. study of all precipitation.    ♦ hyetometer, n. rain gauge.    ♦ hyetometrograph, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Yuyao — (simplified Chinese: 余姚; pinyin: Yúyáo) is a city in Zhejiang province, China, capital of Yuyao County, Ningbo. Administratively Yuyao is under the direct jurisdiction of Ningbo.It is located 40 km (25 miles) west of Ningbo, 120 km (75 miles)… …   Wikipedia

  • Charalambides — in 2007 Background information Also known as Mutual Admiration Society Origin …   Wikipedia

  • seuə- — I. seuə 1 To give birth. Suffixed zero grade form in derivative noun *su(ə) nu , son. son, from Old English sunu, son, from Germanic *sunuz.   [Pokorny 2. seu 913.] See also sū .   II. seuə 2 To take liquid. Derivatives include soup, soak, and …   Universalium

  • rainy — adj 1. raining, pluvial, pluvious, hyetal, showery, showering, stormy; drizzly, drizzling, sprinkling, Chiefly Dial. mizzling, dripping, drippy. 2. wet, damp, moist, drenched, soaked …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • iso — iso·abnormal; iso·agglutination; iso·agglutinin; iso·agglutinogen; iso·allele; iso·alloxazine; iso·amyl; iso·amylene; iso·antibody; iso·antigen; iso·bar; iso·barbaloin; iso·bar·ic; iso·barometric; iso·base; iso·bathy·therm; iso·bilateral;… …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”