|hydrometeor (hī'drō-mē'tē-ər) Pronunciation Key
Any of various forms of water or ice that occur in the atmosphere or on the Earth's surface as a result of condensation. Rain, snow, fog, clouds, and dew are all hydrometeors.
any water or ice particles that have formed in the atmosphere or at the Earth's surface as a result of condensation or sublimation. Water or ice particles blown from the ground into the atmosphere are also classed as hydrometeors. Some well-known hydrometeors are clouds, fog, rain, snow, hail, dew, rime, glaze, blowing snow, and blowing spray
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