from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A facility or location where meteorological data are gathered, recorded, and released.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A station where daily meteorological observations are made and reported to a central office; one of the stations of a weather-service.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Meteor.) A station for taking meteorological observations, making weather forecasts, or disseminating such information. Such stations are of the first order when they make observations of all the important elements either hourly or by self-registering instruments; of the second order when only important observations are taken; of the third order when simpler work is done, as to record rainfall and maximum and minimum temperatures.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun one of a network of observation posts where meteorological data is recorded
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