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rainband

[reyn-band] /ˈreɪnˌbænd/
noun
1.
a dark band in the solar spectrum caused by water vapor in the atmosphere.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; rain + band2
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  • Subsidence is distributed over a wide area on the outside of the rainband but is concentrated in the small inside area.
  • The mean virtual potential temperature deviation of rainband updrafts increases from slightly negative to slightly positive.
British Dictionary definitions for rainband

rainband

/ˈreɪnˌbænd/
noun
1.
a dark band in the solar spectrum caused by water in the atmosphere
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