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meteorograph

Line breaks: me¦teoro|graph
Pronunciation: /ˈmiːtɪərə(ʊ)ɡrɑːf
 
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Definition of meteorograph in English:

noun

archaic
An apparatus that records several meteorological phenomena at the same time.
Example sentences
  • The advent of airplanes carrying meteorographs hastened the demise of kite observation stations.
  • In most cases, data collected with the meteorograph is recovered only when the instrument is jettisoned from the balloon or airplane carrying it.
  • However, the records of temperature and humidity could not be examined until the meteorograph had been recovered, and they were not therefore an immediate aid for forecasting.

Origin

late 18th century: from French météorographe (see meteor, -graph).

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