Definition of hydrologist in US English:

hydrologist

noun

  • See hydrology

    • ‘In a future of water scarcity, watershed hydrologists will be in demand.’
    • ‘Some hydrologists believe the artificial lake bed could be dry by autumn, prompting conservationists to ask Congress to decommission the dam.’
    • ‘Across the world, farmers are pumping groundwater faster than precipitation can replenish it, causing a steady drop in water tables; a process referred to by hydrologists as ‘groundwater overdrafting’.’
    • ‘Agriculturalists rate the impact on primary industries, hydrologists compare ground water levels, and sociologists define it on social expectations and perceptions.’
    • ‘As water scarcity spreads, the demand for hydrologists to advise on watershed management, water sources and water efficiency will increase.’

Pronunciation

hydrologist

/haɪˈdrɑlədʒəst//hīˈdräləjəst/