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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Meteorology of the total vertical extent of the atmosphere as opposed to the study of the atmosphere near Earth's surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That branch of physics which treats of the air, its properties and phenomena. Also called aërognosy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That department of physics which treats of the atmosphere.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The branch of meteorology involving the observation of the atmosphere by means of balloons, airplanes, etc.
  • noun 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers

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Examples

  • According to her aerology manual, the big hydrogen breathers were modeled on the tiny South American islands where Darwin had made his famous discoveries.

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  • The aerology manual had been right after all: Red sky in morning, sailors take warning.

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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.

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  • The aerology manual had been right after all: Red sky in morning, sailors take warning.

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  • “Your cousin speaks highly of your comprehension of aeronautics and aerology.”

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  • “Your cousin speaks highly of your comprehension of aeronautics and aerology.”

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  • Sherman Housted, a former Navy officer with a good aerology background, was hired to service as weatherman.

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  • Sherman Housted, a former Navy officer with a good aerology background, was hired to service as weatherman.

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  • Aye, maybe you’re a crack hand with sextants and aerology.

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  • Aye, maybe you’re a crack hand with sextants and aerology.

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  • The study of the atmosphere throughout its entire vertical extent.

    May 1, 2010