hydrometeorology
noun Date: circa 1859 a branch of meteorology that deals with water in the atmosphere especially as precipitation • hydrometeorological adjectivehydrometeorologist noun

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  • Hydrometeorology — Hy dro*me te*or*ol o*gy, n. [Hydro , 1 + meteorology.] That branch of meteorology which relates to, or treats of, water in the atmosphere, or its phenomena, as rain, clouds, snow, hail, storms, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydrometeorology — is a branch of meteorology and hydrology that studies the transfer of water and energy between the land surface and the lower atmosphere.ee also*Hydrological transport model *Hydrometry …   Wikipedia

  • hydrometeorology — hydrometeorologist, n. hydrometeorological /huy dreuh mee tee euhr euh loj i keuhl/, adj. /huy dreuh mee tee euh rol euh jee/, n. the study of atmospheric water, esp. precipitation, as it affects agriculture, water supply, flood control, power… …   Universalium

  • hydrometeorology — noun the branch of meteorology that studies the occurrence, movement and changes of state of water in the atmosphere …   Wiktionary

  • hydrometeorology —    Meteorology dealing with water in the atmosphere [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • hydrometeorology — study of atmospheric moisture Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hydrometeorology — n. branch of meteorology dealing with movement and changes of the condition of atmospheric water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrometeorology — hy·dro·meteorology …   English syllables

  • hydrometeorology — hy•dro•me•te•or•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌhaɪ drəˌmi ti əˈrɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. mer the study of atmospheric water, esp. precipitation, as it affects agriculture, water supply, flood control, etc • Etymology: 1860–65 hy dro•me te•or•o•log′i•cal ər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl… …   From formal English to slang

  • hydrometeorology — “+ noun Etymology: hydr + meteorology : a branch of meteorology having to do with water in the atmosphere especially as precipitation * * * hydrometeorologist, n. hydrometeorological /huy dreuh mee tee euhr euh loj i keuhl/, adj. /huy dreuh mee… …   Useful english dictionary

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