meteorological
adjective see meteorology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meteorological — (adj.) 1560s, from M.Fr. météorologique or Gk. meteorologikos; see METEOROLOGY (Cf. meteorology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Related: Meteorologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • meteorological — [mēt΄ē ə rə läj′i kəl, mēt΄ēôr΄əläj′i kəl] adj. 1. of the atmosphere or atmospheric phenomena; of weather or climate 2. of meteorology: also meteorologic meteorologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Meteorological — Meteorologic Me te*or o*log ic, Meteorological Me te*or o*log ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. m[ e]t[ e]orologique.] Of or pertaining to the atmosphere and its phenomena, or to meteorology. [1913 Webster] {Meteorological table}, {Meteorological… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meteorological — adjective of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions (Freq. 1) meteorological factors meteorological chart meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena • Syn: ↑meteorologic, ↑meteoric • …   Useful english dictionary

  • meteorological — [[t]mi͟ːtiərəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Meteorological means relating to meteorology. ...adverse meteorological conditions …   English dictionary

  • meteorological — adjective Of or pertaining to meteorology. The trip was postponed because the meteorological conditions were so bad. Syn: meteorologic …   Wiktionary

  • meteorological — adj. Meteorological is used with these nouns: ↑condition, ↑satellite …   Collocations dictionary

  • meteorological — meteorology ► NOUN ▪ the study of atmospheric processes and phenomena, especially for weather forecasting. DERIVATIVES meteorological adjective meteorologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • meteorological — meteorologicaly, adv. /mee tee euhr euh loj i keuhl/, adj. pertaining to meteorology or to phenomena of the atmosphere or weather. Also, meteorologic. [1560 70; < Gk meteorologik(ós) pertaining to celestial phenomena (see METEOROLOGY, IC) + AL1]… …   Universalium

  • meteorological — mɪːtɪərÉ™ lÉ‘dʒɪkl adj. of or pertaining to meteorology (science of atmospheric conditions and weather) …   English contemporary dictionary

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