Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who studies meteorology.
  • n. One who reports and forecasts weather conditions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who studies meteorology
  • n. a weather forecaster

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person skilled in meteorology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in meteorology; an expert in the conduct and discussion of meteorological observations; a student of the laws of atmospheric motions and phenomena.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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Examples

  • A decision on the comprehensiveness of the term meteorologist and of the kinds of people to be covered by the code will determine many aspects of the code.

    Archive 2002-05-01

  • "Even if the rain has ended, a lot of the waterways may still stay flooded for a while," said Stephen Konarik, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service.

    Flash-flood watch until Friday a.m.

  • The meteorologist was a lieutenant junior grade who had obviously never flown through a typhoon before and now looked completely terrified.

    Gideon’s war

  • Of course, Ryan adds, "Today the news often leads with the weather, and the meteorologist is a credible and integral part of the news team."

    The great weathercaster switch of 1980

  • The prosecution will also call a meteorologist to confirm it was a windy night with high surf, which would muffle cries; forensic specialists to describe her bruises, and a DNA expert from the FBI to certify that Smith's sperm was found in her vagina (though the defense has never disputed this).

    Case No. 91-5482 Comes To Trial

  • As I understand it, Sam, now you have your meteorologist, which is what you are, ...

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2003

  • Temperatures have risen to 60 degrees in the Boston area, but a flood watch is in effect this afternoon through Monday morning with 1 to 2 inches of rain expected to fall, according to a meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Taunton.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • The district attorney's office in Rensselaer County, N.Y., called a meteorologist to testify in the recent murder trial of Michael Mosley, who was accused of bludgeoning two people to death in Troy in 2002.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Being a meteorologist was a childhood dream, tracking snowstorms and hurricanes on his "weather wall" at home!

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  • Heene has been described as a meteorologist, but his education ended at the high school level, Alderden said.

    CNN.com

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