micrometeorology

noun

mi·​cro·​me·​te·​o·​rol·​o·​gy ˌmī-krō-ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈrä-lə-jē How to pronounce micrometeorology (audio)
: meteorology that deals with small-scale weather systems ranging up to several kilometers in diameter and confined to the lower troposphere
micrometeorological adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of micrometeorology was in 1930

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“Micrometeorology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micrometeorology. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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