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General words for climate and the weather - thesaurus

Synonyms

the weather

noun

the conditions that exist in the atmosphere relating to temperature, precipitation (=rain, snow, etc.), and other features

climate

noun

the type of weather that a country or region has

spell

noun

a period when there is a particular type of weather

zone

noun

one of the large areas that the world is divided into according to its temperature

meteorology

noun

the scientific study of weather

seasonal

adjective

appropriate or typical of the time of year it is now

temperate

adjective

a temperate climate or region is never extremely hot or extremely cold

climatic

adjective

relating to the climate of a country or region

weather forecast

noun

a report on likely weather conditions for a period of time in the future

barometer

noun

a piece of equipment that shows you what kind of weather to expect. It measures atmospheric pressure.

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condition

noun

the weather, especially when it is bad

continental climate

noun

a climate with very hot summers, very cold winters, and not much rain that is typical of the central part of a continent

the elements

noun

the weather, especially wind and rain

the forces of nature

powerful aspects of nature and the weather, for example wind and storms

forecaster

noun

someone whose job is to make a statement about what is likely to happen, especially relating to the weather

the glass

noun

Britishold-fashioned a barometer

in

adjective

affected by a particular type of weather

inversion

noun

a weather condition in which the air near the ground is colder than the air above it

microclimate

noun

the weather or temperature in a specific small area, especially when this is different from the weather or temperature in the area surrounding it

seasonable

adjective

appropriate or normal for a particular time of year

sky

noun

used for talking about the weather

weather

noun

giving information about the weather

weatherbound

adjective

unable to leave the place that you are in because of bad weather

weathercock

noun

a model of a rooster (=male chicken) used as a weather vane

weather forecaster

noun

someone whose job is to study the weather and say what it will be like in the future

weather permitting

used for saying that something will happen if bad weather does not prevent it

weather station

noun

a place where instruments record information about the weather

weather vane

noun

an object, often an arrow or a model of a rooster, that is attached to the top of a building and points in the direction that the wind is coming from

windsock

noun

a cloth tube attached to a pole to show which way the wind is blowing

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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