Definition of Climate. Meaning of Climate. Synonyms of Climate

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Definition of Climate

Climate
Climate Cli"mate, n. [F. climat, L. clima, -atis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, slope, the supposed slope of the earth (from the equator toward the pole), hence a region or zone of the earth, fr. ? to slope, incline, akin to E. lean, v. i. See Lean, v. i., and cf. Clime.] 1. (Anc. Geog.) One of thirty regions or zones, parallel to the equator, into which the surface of the earth from the equator to the pole was divided, according to the successive increase of the length of the midsummer day. 2. The condition of a place in relation to various phenomena of the atmosphere, as temperature, moisture, etc., especially as they affect animal or vegetable life.
Climate
Climate Cli"mate, v. i. To dwell. [Poetic] --Shak.

Meaning of Climate from wikipedia

- a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, which includes the ocean and ice on Earth. The climate of a location is...
- The Köppen climate cl****ification is one of the most widely used climate cl****ification systems. It was first published by the German-Russian climatologist...
- A Mediterranean climate /ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən/ or dry summer climate is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters. The climate receives its name from...
- An oceanic climate, also known as a maritime climate, marine climate, marine west coast climate or temperate oceanic climate, is the Köppen cl****ification...
- The rising average temperature of Earth's climate system, called global warming, is driving changes in rainfall patterns, extreme weather, arrival of...
- The climate of India comprises a wide range of weather conditions across a vast geographic scale and varied topography, making generalizations difficult...
- Climate cl****ification systems are ways of cl****ifying the world's climates. A climate cl****ification may correlate closely with a biome category, as climate...
- Tropical climate is one of the five major climate groups in the Köppen climate cl****ification. Tropical climates are characterized by monthly average...
- The desert climate (in the Köppen climate cl****ification BWh and BWk), is a climate in which there is an excess of evaporation over precipitation. The...
- A semi-arid climate, semi-desert climate, or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration,...
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