|the study of the earth's atmosphere, esp of weather-forming processes and weather forecasting|
|[C17: from Greek meteorolōgia, from meteōron something aloft + -logia|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|meteorology (mē'tē-ə-rŏl'ə-jē) Pronunciation Key
The scientific study of the atmosphere and of atmospheric conditions, especially as they relate to weather and weather forecasting.