—meteorologist, n./mee'tee euh rol"euh jee/, n.1. the science dealing with the atmosphere and its phenomena, including weather and climate.2. the atmospheric conditions and weather of an area.[1610-20; < Gk meteorología discussion of celestial phenomena. See METEOR, -O-, -LOGY]
* * *Meteorology entails the systematic study of weather and its causes, and provides the basis for weather forecasting. See also climatology.
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