Associations to the word «Weather»

Wiktionary

WEATHER, noun. The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.
WEATHER, noun. Unpleasant or destructive atmospheric conditions, and their effects.
WEATHER, noun. (nautical) The direction from which the wind is blowing; used attributively to indicate the windward side.
WEATHER, noun. (countable) (figuratively) A situation.
WEATHER, noun. (obsolete) A storm; a tempest.
WEATHER, noun. (obsolete) A light shower of rain.
WEATHER, verb. To expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects.
WEATHER, verb. (by extension) To sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to endure; to resist.
WEATHER, verb. (nautical) To pass to windward in a vessel, especially to beat 'round.
WEATHER, verb. (nautical) To endure or survive an event or action without undue damage.
WEATHER, verb. (falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
WEATHER BALLOON, noun. A balloon that carries meteorological instruments aloft in order to measure, record and return data concerning atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity
WEATHER BALLOONS, noun. Plural of weather balloon
WEATHER BOMB, noun. (meteorology) A large storm that evolves with little warning.
WEATHER BOMBS, noun. Plural of weather bomb
WEATHER BREEDER, noun. A fine day which is supposed to presage bad weather.
WEATHER CHART, noun. A weather map
WEATHER CHARTS, noun. Plural of weather chart
WEATHER CLOTH, noun. (nautical) A long piece of canvas or tarpaulin used to protect the hammocks from weather damage when stowed in the nettings.
WEATHER DECK, noun. (nautical) A ship's deck which has no overhead protection, which is open to the weather; a ship's uppermost deck.
WEATHER DECKS, noun. Plural of weather deck
WEATHER EYE, noun. An ability to predict short-term weather.
WEATHER EYE, noun. (by extension) An ability to detect undercurrents and subtleties in a situation.
WEATHER EYE, noun. A device for monitoring the weather.
WEATHER FORECAST, noun. A prediction of future weather, often for a specific locality, in a newspaper or on the radio or television.
WEATHER FORECASTER, noun. A person who forecasts the weather.
WEATHER FORECASTERS, noun. Plural of weather forecaster
WEATHER FORECASTING, noun. (meteorology) The science of using meteorology to predict future weather.
WEATHER FORECASTS, noun. Plural of weather forecast
WEATHER FRONT, noun. (meteorology) The boundary between two masses of air of different density and/or temperature
WEATHER FRONTS, noun. Plural of weather front
WEATHER GAGE, noun. Alternative spelling of weather gauge
WEATHER GAUGE, noun. (obsolete) (naval) An advantageous position of one sailing vessel with respect to another, because of the direction of the prevailing wind, that allows it to maneuver for an attack etc.
WEATHER HOUSE, noun. A mechanical contrivance in the form of a house, which indicates changes in atmospheric conditions by the appearance or retirement of toy images.
WEATHER LOACH, noun. A loach of the genus Misgurnus.
WEATHER MAP, noun. A map that shows the analysis of meteorological quantities at various levels of the atmosphere
WEATHER MAPS, noun. Plural of weather map
WEATHER PAINS, noun. (medicine) A condition wherein barometric pressure changes cause osseous pain
WEATHER REPORT, noun. (meteorology) A description, especially one prepared by a governmental or other authority, of past and/or present and/or forecasted meteorological conditions for a particular geographical area.
WEATHER REPORTS, noun. Plural of weather report
WEATHER SATELLITE, noun. (meteorology) a type of satellite that is primarily used to monitor the weather and climate of the Earth.
WEATHER SHORE, noun. (nautical) A shore to weather or windward, placing the vessel in the lee of the land.
WEATHER SHORE, noun. A protection, creating a relative calm.
WEATHER SHORES, noun. Plural of weather shore
WEATHER SPEAK, noun. Phatic conversation about the weather.
WEATHER SPEAK, noun. Meteorological jargon
WEATHER STATION, noun. A station for taking meteorological observations, making weather forecasts, or disseminating such information.
WEATHER STATIONS, noun. Plural of weather station
WEATHER STRIP, noun. A strip of wood, rubber, or other material applied to an outer door or window so as to cover the joint made by it with the sill, casings, or threshold, in order to exclude rain, snow, cold air, etc.
WEATHER THE STORM, verb. (idiomatic) To reach the end of a very difficult situation without too much harm or damage.
WEATHER VANE, noun. (countable) A mechanical device rotating around one axis and attached to an elevated object such as a roof for showing the direction of the wind.
WEATHER VANES, noun. Plural of weather vane

Dictionary definition

WEATHER, noun. The atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"; "the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow".
WEATHER, verb. Face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements".
WEATHER, verb. Cause to slope.
WEATHER, verb. Sail to the windward of.
WEATHER, verb. Change under the action or influence of the weather; "A weathered old hut".
WEATHER, adjective. Towards the side exposed to wind.

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.