Meaning of WEATHER in English

WEATHER

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a weather forecast

The weather forecast for the weekend is fine and dry.

a weather pattern

Rising global temperatures are affecting weather patterns.

brave the elements/weather etc (= go out in bad weather )

More than 100 people braved the elements and attended the rally.

cold weather

More cold weather is expected later this week.

extreme weather/conditions etc

harsh winter/weather/climate

the harsh Canadian winters

rainy weather

I hate rainy weather .

sub-zero weather/temperatures

the weather turns cold/nasty etc ( also it turns cold/nasty etc )

Then it turned cold and started to rain.

weather forecaster

the weather forecaster

weather girl

weather permitting (= if the weather is good enough )

We’ll have a picnic at the beach, weather permitting .

weather spotter American English

weather vane

weather/luck holds (out) (= continues to be good )

If our luck holds, we could reach the final.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

bad

So apart from the risk of bad weather - and that's a risk anywhere - you can't go wrong in Obergurgl.

But bad weather causes frequent delays and cancellations.

The effect of the bad weather was not felt uniformly.

When bad weather turns up, one of the first places people turn to is the video store.

While Janet's plants stayed strong and proud throughout the bad weather , mine were almost horizontal by spring.

As so often seemed to be the case, the cavorting sea creatures heralded bad weather .

Heavy fighting in the Caucasus despite bad weather conditions.

One possible explanation is that the beacons have a history of malfunctioning during bad weather .

cold

Inside Menzion is old-fashioned and comfortable with blazing log fires in cold weather .

If they went too far north, they risked cold weather and gales.

She responded, not laughing but sucking in her cheeks like a man blowing on to his hands in cold weather .

But with more cold weather forecast that's not likely to happen right away.

During cold weather , hot meals and plenty of hot drinks will make you feel warmer inside.

In places where there is cold weather in the winter, the streets often become covered with ice and snow.

The hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire also referred to cold weather payments.

A: Cold weather can prevent fruit set.

dry

Keep the area moist in dry weather .

Second, there must be a constant supply of water to the sward even during long spells of dry weather .

It will need your care to become established, especially in hot, dry weather .

Soak drills beforehand and cover the seeds with moist peat or old potting compost in dry weather .

Their efforts were hampered by recent dry weather and moderate winds fanning the flames.

Carry out any necessary repairs to the greenhouse, and repaint it if needed, in dry weather .

Cracking in dry weather can be prevented by mulching and ensuring there is a good ground cover.

extreme

The walks take place in all but the most extreme weather conditions, so please wear suitable outdoor clothing.

In fact, many buy snow insurance as a hedge against extreme weather .

Global warming will deeply affect poor countries, leading to huge numbers of refugees, crop failures, and extreme weather .

If so, are we all facing more extreme weather ?

Scientists can also understand more about possible links with extreme weather like hurricanes.

It was known that fasting could cause hallucinations, and extreme weather conditions were thought to affect the mind.

In addition, the surface is not affected by extreme weather conditions.

In extreme wet weather , it allows untreated and unscreened sewage to escape to the River Forth.

fair

This was one of Rona's showpieces, and in fair weather would be the archetypal cave of smuggling fiction.

In the land of fair weather , there appeared to be plenty of fair-weather fans.

It was by all accounts a good match and fair weather was maintained throughout.

fine

The fine weather enjoyed by the island ensures that cricket is played all year round.

But the fine weather of the launch day vanished.

Once a week in fine weather a barbecue replaces an evening meal.

The only major problem at this year's final results from the traditional fine weather in southern California.

It can take several days of fine weather to dry out.

The Mayrhofen Brass Band gives regular open-air concerts in fine weather .

Her talk was all about the recent fine weather , the record yield, the completion of harvest -all but the linseed.

The steam trial on 5 December was blessed with fine weather , although a little dull.

good

But good weather means you're out of doors, so these quirks don't matter.

The allegedly good baseball weather is overrated, especially at night.

If there was a technology advantage, it came from better weather readings.

In Plymouth and Newlyn, good weather enabled fishermen to bring a good variety of fish to the markets in good quantities.

Also patron of good weather and rain; he is invoked against misfortune and plague.

It has been better weather this year, if rather chilly at times.

harsh

In winter it's a wildlife haven; even in the harshest weather it affords a rarely failing food source.

Autumn was here, the countryside was fading under the colder, harsher weather .

Protect your skin from harsh weather .

heavy

His blue serge trousers were too heavy for this weather .

That was the first part of our dilemma: the heavy weather was shaking Hsu Fu to pieces.

The ship suffered damage due to heavy weather conditions.

Some, of course, we had lost in our first bout of heavy weather when leaving Shimoda.

So it is not surprising that adolescents sometimes make heavy weather of the whole process.

It may be asked why psychiatry has made such heavy weather of coming round to that view.

The 4 tries were good enough, but in between, the cherry and whites made heavy weather of the game.

Although William could understand this, he found Arnold's company fairly heavy weather .

hot

This is particularly true when the period of hot weather is prolonged.

In hot weather , clean air conditioner filters.

Canvas plimsolls are a better, cheaper bet for keeping cool in hot weather .

Annually: Check central air conditioning and room units before the onset of hot weather .

We had some hot weather , but with an eiderdown of cloud under the sun.

His feet are usually cocooned in two pairs of thick socks and heavy walking boots - even during hot weather !

Something about hot sticky weather brings the Lundbergs out at night.

poor

This ceasefire was reported to be holding on Oct 21, although poor weather was thought to be a major factor.

There is only a 10 percent chance poor weather will postpone the launch.

A sequence of poor weather forecasts threatened mayhem, but the only significant break of play had been on the opening day.

Trout anglers at Leighton Reservoir enjoyed a marvellous start to the season despite poor weather .

One of the main advantages of video as an aid was that it could be used during poor weather .

severe

It is ironic that often the most severe weather conditions can produce some of the most intricate and fragile sights.

El Nino is expected to cause severe weather in Southern California, and wetter-than-normal conditions farther north.

It has survived well in my cold garden, coming again from the base, even when cut down by severe weather .

Oil stocks continued to move up Friday on improvements in pricing as a result of severe cold weather across the country.

An established hebe may survive all but the worst winters, but a young plant may succumb to moderately severe weather .

Federal Express cited the impact of severe winter weather on its delivery service.

Whatever its cause, that decline makes it harder to lay blame for any recent severe weather on El Chichón.

It will lack both the severe winter weather and the potential for combat of the Balkans.

warm

The figure was blamed on warm weather , increased competition and the recession.

You may not know how extensive the damage is until warmer weather .

Oddly, given its warm weather function, it does not seem to have had ventilator eyelets fitted to the blue pattern.

Jones never got to the media outing because he prefers the warm weather of his hometown, Pensacola, Fla.

At last, warm weather - but alas, no mink.

Harvesting began early in Bordeaux as well, due to unseasonably warm weather .

When warmer weather comes, he changes to water-skis.

As the warm weather arrives in Yosemite, so do the people en masse, many from far reaches of the world.

wet

Sheep, hardy creatures in many ways, proved curiously vulnerable to prolonged wet weather .

Sensible shoes are recommended, especially wellington boots in wet weather .

In summer there is often plenty of wet weather too.

Heat and wet weather , damp.

The wet weather has already caused the abandonment of several fixtures, including today's card at Ludlow.

In wet weather hand them inside to deter mould.

P.P. It was a tough life, especially in wet weather .

The wet weather must have made her rusty, for whenever she stood up she winced.

■ NOUN

forecast

It may cheer you up to learn that the weather forecast is promising.

The weather forecast was for overcast skies, like three hundred and ten other days of the year in Rochester.

Listening to the weather forecast is a vital part of the job.

When they were finished, Eddie sat down with the weather forecasts and began his calculations.

From weather forecasts to climate change, Anthony Wilson looks at causes, effects and extremes of weather.

Information abounds - piste maps are dispensed beside lift queues, weather forecasts are posted everywhere and broadcast incessantly.

None the less, it should not surprise you to know that these people rarely prepare weather forecasts .

forecaster

However, weather forecasters say the cyclone should move offshore, promising dry conditions on Sunday.

The weather forecaster does as he should: he attempts to give the approximate atmospheric conditions for the next few days.

The local weather forecaster had told me we'd get rain and we did.

map

And the weather maps are updated infrequently.

If you want to find me on the map , check out the color-coded weather map in the newspaper.

You can look at a whole rainstorm on a weather map .

pattern

Pollution is no longer simply a product of local industry; it often moves in continental drifts as weather patterns change.

It would be an interesting landing, if his experience of weather patterns was anything to go by.

For many months there was a very stable weather pattern affecting most of the northern hemisphere.

And they claim that the knock-on effect is that weather patterns change.

But weather patterns change in a haphazard, inconsistent way.

Day 2 Invaluable brief on yachts, local area, weather patterns , shopping facilities etc.

It's not yet known how seriously global warming will affect the world's weather patterns .

report

The weather reports indicate that we may get a light snowfall some time over the next few days.

The most commonly accessed net site: the weather report .

The other will check the weather report .

Eddie immediately read the weather reports sent by radio from the big new landplane airport thirty-eight miles away at Gander Lake.

Even on the weather report , they say so.

Myself I always liked the radio for baseball and weather reports , not this.

station

Roadside sensors at weather stations around the county are linked up to a computer system.

In addition, some improvements have been made to weather station linkages.

summer

The high blue summer weather goes on and on and by mid-afternoon it's hot up here under the leads.

But once again the strange summer weather thwarted us.

Sometimes there's nothing at all, especially in good summer weather .

So I and the few who had escaped illness enjoyed the beautiful summer weather , with no lessons or discipline at all.

Unfortunately it was classic summer weather .

Some months later, in a spell of beautiful summer weather , a telegram - always a thing of dread - arrived.

Despite the lovely summer weather , she felt quite bleak and depressed.

winter

Oxfam say woman and children are particularly at risk from the bitter winter weather .

Application First ask the students to share their experiences with winter weather , ice, and snow.

Tufted Duck are unusual on salt water, except in severe winter weather .

Federal Express cited the impact of severe winter weather on its delivery service.

The bad winter weather with no guaranteed snow cover could prove to be this expansion's downfall.

It will lack both the severe winter weather and the potential for combat of the Balkans.

Aapri's new Facial Wash Gel can help you to help your skin combat the winter weather .

There is just time to apply a coat before the winter weather really sets in.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

filthy weather/night/day

It looked like being a filthy night.

it's brass monkeys/brass monkey weather

make heavy weather of sth

I was making heavy weather of it but dared not rest for the cold.

So it is not surprising that adolescents sometimes make heavy weather of the whole process.

Some publishers are making heavy weather of 1992.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Weather patterns have been changing as a result of global warming.

a period of warm sunny weather

I don't like going to work on my bike in wet weather .

We'll play softball in the park tomorrow, weather permitting.

We want to have a picnic on Saturday, but it depends on the weather .

What's the weather like today?

What was the weather like on your vacation?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Down from the mountains the weather was warmer, without the snow and wind of Canjuers.

In fact, many buy snow insurance as a hedge against extreme weather .

Inside Menzion is old-fashioned and comfortable with blazing log fires in cold weather .

It was the old mountain teaching another brutal lesson, that the mountain and its weather does not forgive a mistake.

Not even cool weather can stop the rapid rise of red numbers, or so it seems.

The fine weather enjoyed by the island ensures that cricket is played all year round.

This is particularly true when the period of hot weather is prolonged.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

storm

How have you weathered the storm ?

Hunker down and attempt to weather the storm ?

The capacity to weather the storm is there provided the government has the political clout to do it.

Scott Wolf has weathered many a storm in his brief but eventful acting career.

In the first half, Petersfield had weathered a varied storm with a mixture of luck and determination.

The company announced the scheme in August, and has had to weather a storm of objections from shareholders and managers.

Peterborough weathered the storm and could have taken a shock lead after 31 minutes.

Others, like General Motors, have had to pull in their sails to weather the storm of a price war.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

filthy weather/night/day

It looked like being a filthy night.

it's brass monkeys/brass monkey weather

make heavy weather of sth

I was making heavy weather of it but dared not rest for the cold.

So it is not surprising that adolescents sometimes make heavy weather of the whole process.

Some publishers are making heavy weather of 1992.

weather the storm

According to the board, Ocean Ranger was structurally sound and should have been able to weather the storm .

How have you weathered the storm ?

Hunker down and attempt to weather the storm ?

If she calmed down, she might just weather the storm .

Others, like General Motors, have had to pull in their sails to weather the storm of a price war.

Peterborough weathered the storm and could have taken a shock lead after 31 minutes.

So, with luck, they hoped to weather the storm .

The capacity to weather the storm is there provided the government has the political clout to do it.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In the first half, Petersfield had weathered a varied storm with a mixture of luck and determination.

Still, Tomkins earnings likely will demonstrate the durability of the company to weathering downturns in specific markets.

Thomas weathered over the last year-and-a-half.

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