nephanalysis

nephanalysis

[nef-uh-nal-uh-sis]
noun, plural nephanalyses [nef-uh-nal-uh-seez] .
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:
1940–45; neph- + analysis

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