Definition of hydrological in US English:

hydrological

adjective

  • See hydrology

    • ‘Changes in the ecological structure of the lowland areas, caused by increased and inconsistent hydrological fluctuations, have been reported by community hunters and trappers.’
    • ‘These floodplains offer important ecological, hydrological and recreational functions and values.’
    • ‘The hydrological characteristics of the lake are important for how meteorological conditions in winter affect biological processes.’
    • ‘The timing and extent of any changes in salt-affected areas will depend on the net changes in the hydrological cycle in each catchment area.’
    • ‘At a catchment level, the hydrological dimension is defined as a water cycle.’

Pronunciation

hydrological

/ˌhīdrəˈläjək(ə)l//ˌhaɪdrəˈlɑdʒək(ə)l/