Definition of Aerology

1. Noun. Meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers.

Generic synonyms: Meteorology
Derivative terms: Aerological



Definition of Aerology

1. Noun. The branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere by means of balloons, airplanes, etc. ¹

2. Noun. The study of the air and of the atmosphere. Used in the US Navy until early 1957. The same as meteorology; however, this usage tended to be more administrative than scientific. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aerology

1. the study of the atmosphere [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Aerology

1. That department of physics which treats of the atmosphere. Origin: F. Aerologie. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerology

aerography
aerohydrodynamic
aerohydrotherapy
aerokinesis
aerolite
aerolites
aerolith
aerolithology
aeroliths
aerolitic
aerologic
aerological
aerologies
aerologist
aerologists
aerology (current term)
aeromagnetic
aeromagnetics
aeromancer
aeromancers
aeromancy
aeromechanic
aeromechanical
aeromechanics
aeromedical
aeromedicine
aeromedicines
aeromete
aerometer
aerometers

Literary usage of Aerology

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
""New Concepts in aerology," by AG McAdie. "The Application of Physical Principles to Problems Suggested by Oceanic Circulation and Temperatures," by George ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"IV aerology. By WILLIAM R. BLAIR. The treatment of this subject in one paper must necessarily be general. ..."

3. Service Monographs of the United States Government by Brookings Institution Institute for Government Research (1922)
"Work in aerology. Observations of the upper air are being made for the purpose of providing information of immediate practical value to aviators and of ..."

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