hydrology

noun hy·drol·o·gy \ hī-ˈdrä-lə-jē \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of hydrology

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

hydrologic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-jik\ or hydrological play \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

hydrologically

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

hydrologist

play \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of hydrology

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


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hydrology

noun hy·drol·o·gy \ hī-ˈdräl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of hydrology

plural hydrologies
: the body of medical knowledge and practice concerned with the therapeutic use of bathing and water

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