forecast

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a description of what it is thought will happen in the future on the basis of current knowledge

Aviation

  • noun a statement of what is likely to happen in the future or describing expected events or conditions
  • verb to estimate or calculate weather conditions by studying meteorological information

Commerce

  • verb to calculate or to say what will probably happen in the future

Construction

  • An estimate and prediction of future conditions and events based on information and knowledge available at the time of the forecast.
  • When in respect to resource requirements, considering future conditionsand events, it is a synonym for an estimate.

Media Studies

  • noun a prediction of what the weather will be like in the near future, usually broadcast on television or radio or printed in a newspaper

Military

  • noun a statement of what is likely to happen in the near future, especially of what the weather will be like in the next few days
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