rain band

rainband

[reyn-band]
noun
a dark band in the solar spectrum caused by water vapor in the atmosphere.

Origin:
1880–85; rain + band2

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rainband (ˈreɪnˌbænd)
 
n
a dark band in the solar spectrum caused by water in the atmosphere

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