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
hydrologicallyplay \ˌhī-drə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hydrologistplay \hī-ˈdrä-lə-jist\ noun
Recent Examples of hydrology from the Web
Most of us wouldn’t notice unless scientific white papers on hydrology is bedtime reading.
Since then the work has been ongoing — removing trees, weeding out invasive species, putting in a new hydrology system.
The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning and several consultants nationwide Wednesday revealed the findings of a hydrology and hydraulic study, known as an H&H study –
Unlike traditional master plans, the Ellicott City Watershed Master Plan will incorporate the city's topography, hydrology, road network and heritage as a mill town to rebuild the historic district.
The fountain garden was one of the abiding passions of Longwood's creator, the industrialist Pierre S. du Pont, and its hydrology and lighting effects, in that time, were extremely innovative.
Katherine Badskey recently graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in civil and environmental engineering with an emphasis on environmental engineering and hydrology.
Kozfkay credited Dimmick and Steve Sweet, a hydrology and engineering consultant who does a lot of work for Flood 10, for the change.
A 1989 hydrology report for the Agricultural Ministry warned that just such a disaster could happen unless steps were taken to reinforce the riverbanks, channel water away from the town and restore some of the forest.
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Origin and Etymology of hydrology
New Latin hydrologia, from Latin hydr- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 1762See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of hydrology
: the body of medical knowledge and practice concerned with the therapeutic use of bathing and water
Learn More about hydrology
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hydrology
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