The science that deals with the phenomena of the atmosphere, especially weather and weather conditions.
[French météorologie, from Greek meteōrologiā, discussion of astronomical phenomena : meteōron, astronomical phenomenon; see METEOR + -logiā, -logy.]
me′te·or·o·logi·cal (-ər-ə-lŏjĭ-kəl), me′te·or·o·logic adj.
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