Hydrology



[hahy-drol-uh-jee] /haɪˈdrɒl ə dʒi/

noun
1.
the science dealing with the occurrence, circulation, distribution, and properties of the waters of the earth and its atmosphere.
2.
hydrogeology; .
/haɪˈdrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the distribution, conservation, use, etc, of the water of the earth and its atmosphere, particularly at the land surface
n.

1762, from hydro- + -logy. Related: Hydrologist; hydrological (1660s).
hydrology
(hī-drŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water as a liquid, solid, or gas on the Earth’s surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere.

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