Definition of "meteorology" [me•te•or•ol•o•gy]

  • The science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions. (noun)

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Use "meteorology" in a sentence
  • "Ms Simpson was the first woman to receive a PhD in meteorology and has authored more than 190 studies."
  • "The equivalent entry criteria for climate models would be a degree in meteorology or atmospheric physics, and many years experience in climate research."
  • "Masters, who holds a Ph.D. in meteorology, told Yale Climate he has received hundreds of "hate e-mails" due to his views on the issue."