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micrometeorology

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noun mi·cro·me·te·o·rol·o·gy \-ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈrä-lə-jē\

Definition of micrometeorology

  1. :  meteorology that deals with small-scale weather systems ranging up to several kilometers in diameter and confined to the lower troposphere

mi·cro·me·te·o·ro·log·i·cal play \-ˌmē-tē-ˌȯr-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -ˌär-ə-, -ə-rə-\ adjective
mi·cro·me·te·o·rol·o·gist play \-ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun


1930

First Known Use of micrometeorology

1930


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