meteorologist

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
me•te•or•ol•o•gy /ˌmitiəˈrɑlədʒi/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]

    Meteorologythe science dealing with the atmosphere, weather, and climate.
me•te•or•o•log•ic /ˌmitiərəˈlɑdʒɪk/USA pronunciationme•te•or•o•log•i•cal,adj. 
me•te•or•ol•o•gist, n. [countable]TV weather forecasters prefer to be called meteorologists.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

meteorology /ˌmiːtɪəˈrɒlədʒɪ/ n
  1. the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting
Etymology: 17th Century: from Greek meteorolōgia, from meteōron something aloft + -logia -logy. See meteor

meteorological /ˌmiːtɪərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/, ˌmeteoroˈlogic adj ˌmeteoroˈlogically adv ˌmeteorˈologist n



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