weather map
noun Date: 1871 a map or chart showing the principal meteorological elements at a given hour and over an extended region

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  • weather map — A map showing the weather conditions prevailing, or predicted to prevail, over a considerable area. Usually, the map is based upon weather observations taken at the same time at a number of stations. The weather conditions are indicated in… …   Aviation dictionary

  • weather map — noun (meteorology) a map showing the principal meteorological elements at a given time and over an extended region • Syn: ↑weather chart • Topics: ↑meteorology • Hypernyms: ↑map • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • weather map — Synonyms and related words: Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, aeronautical chart, air mass, anticyclone, astronomical chart, atlas, azimuthal equidistant projection, azimuthal projection, cartographer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weather map — weath′er map n. mer a map or chart showing weather conditions over a wide area at a particular time, compiled from simultaneous observations at different places • Etymology: 1870–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • weather map — /ˈwɛðə mæp/ (say wedhuh map) noun a map or chart showing meteorological conditions over a wide area at a particular time, compiled from simultaneous observations at different places …   Australian English dictionary

  • weather map — noun a map that shows the analysis of meteorological quantities at various levels of the atmosphere …   Wiktionary

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