micrometeorological

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micrometeorology   (mī'krō-mē'tē-ə-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of meteorology that deals with weather conditions on a small scale, both in terms of space and time. For example, weather conditions lasting less than a day in the area immediately surrounding a smokestack, a building, or a mountain are studied in micrometeorlogy.
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