from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Meteorology of the total vertical extent of the atmosphere as opposed to the study of the atmosphere near Earth's surface.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere by means of balloons, airplanes, etc.
- n. The study of the air and of the atmosphere. Used in the US Navy until early 1957. The same as meteorology; however, this usage tended to be more administrative than scientific.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That department of physics which treats of the atmosphere.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of physics which treats of the air, its properties and phenomena. Also called aërognosy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers
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According to her aerology manual, the big hydrogen breathers were modeled on the tiny South American islands where Darwin had made his famous discoveries.
The aerology manual had been right after all: Red sky in morning, sailors take warning.
“Your cousin speaks highly of your comprehension of aeronautics and aerology.”
Sherman Housted, a former Navy officer with a good aerology background, was hired to service as weatherman.
Aye, maybe you’re a crack hand with sextants and aerology.
n. - the biology of airborne particles and organisms. aerogenic adj. - derived from air; gas-forming. aerogenesis, aerology