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hydrology

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noun hy·drol·o·gy \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jē\

Definition of hydrology

  1. :  a science dealing with the properties, distribution, and circulation of water on and below the earth's surface and in the atmosphere

hy·dro·log·ic play \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-jik\ or hy·dro·log·i·cal play \-ji-kəl\ adjective
hy·dro·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hy·drol·o·gist play \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jist\ noun


Origin of hydrology

New Latin hydrologia, from Latin hydr- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: 1762


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hydrology

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noun hy·drol·o·gy \hī-ˈdräl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of hydrology

plural hy·drol·o·gies

  1. :  the body of medical knowledge and practice concerned with the therapeutic use of bathing and water




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