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Meaning of WEATHER STATION

Pronunciation:  'wedhur 'steyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of a networks of observation posts where meteorological data is recorded
 
 Synonyms: meteorological observation post
 
 See Also: lookout, observation post

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Weather station\ (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.

 

 

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