Hyetology
Hyetology Hy`e*tol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? + rain -logy.] The science which treats of the precipitation of rain, snow, etc. -- {Hy`e*to*log"ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • hyetology — hyetological /huy i tl oj i keuhl/, adj. hyetologist, n. /huy i tol euh jee/, n. the branch of meteorology dealing with precipitation. [HYETO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyetology — science of rainfall Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hyetology — hy·e·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • hyetology — ˌhīəˈtäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: hyet + logy : a branch of meteorology that deals with precipitation (as of rain and snow) * * * hyetological /huy i tl oj i keuhl/, adj. hyetologist, n. /huy i tol euh jee/, n. the branch of meteorology dealing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyetological — Hyetology Hy e*tol o*gy, n. [Gr. ? + rain logy.] The science which treats of the precipitation of rain, snow, etc. {Hy e*to*log ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • River — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Water in motion. < N PARAG:River >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 running water running water GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 jet jet spirt spurt squirt spout spray splash rush gush …   English dictionary for students

  • hyeto- — a combining form meaning rain, used in the formation of compound words: hyetology. Also, esp. before a vowel, hyet . [comb. form repr. Gk hyetós rain, deriv. of hýein to rain] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • 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

  • hyetological — (ˌ)hī|ed.əl|äjə̇kəl adjective Etymology: hyet + logy + ical : of or relating to hyetology …   Useful english dictionary

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