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nephanalysis

[nef-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl ə sɪs/
noun, plural nephanalyses
[nef-uh-nal-uh-seez] /ˌnɛf əˈnæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a map or chart showing the distribution of types and amounts of clouds and precipitation at a given time.
2.
the preparation of such a map or chart.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; neph- + analysis
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