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snow pellets

noun
1.
precipitation, usually of brief duration, consisting of crisp, white, opaque ice particles, round or conical in shape and about two to five millimeters in diameter.
Also called graupel, soft hail, tapioca snow.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples for snow pellets
  • Also called snow pellets hail: noun: precipitation that falls as ice.
  • If the riming is substantial, the crystal may become graupel, or snow pellets.
  • Technically used to refer to snow pellets or graupel.
  • Also called snow pellets, soft hail, and hominy snow.
  • It is also called snow pellets, soft hail, and hominy snow.

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