Definition of the Meteorological Office from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Meteorological Office

 
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a British government organization, operating on a commercial basis, that collects and provides information on the weather. It was established in 1854 and its headquarters (= main offices) are in the city of Exeter in Devon. Many of the weather forecasts on radio and television are presented by people who work for the Met Office.