Definition of meteorology in English:
1The branch of science concerned with the processes and phenomena of the atmosphere, especially as a means of forecasting the weather.
- Such research includes studies in climatology, atmospheric science, meteorology, geology and geophysics, ecology, and oceanography, just to name a few.
- There are numerous excursions in scientific realms of chemistry, biology, meteorology, computer science, and most of all mathematics and philosophy.
- It will investigate global atmospheric circulation dynamics, meteorology and chemistry.
Early 17th century: from Greek meteōrologia, from meteōron 'of the atmosphere' (see meteor).
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