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hydrometeor

Syllabification: hy·dro·me·te·or
Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrōˈmētēər
 
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Definition of hydrometeor in English:

noun

Meteorology
An atmospheric phenomenon or entity involving water or water vapor, such as rain or a cloud.
Example sentences
  • The term hydrometeors is used primarily in this document, but the use of the term precipitation used here is tantamount to falling hydrometeors at any altitude.
  • We believe that there are 3 possible discharge processes that can occur at the surfaces of these hydrometeors and I will briefly explain these.
  • Some examples of hydrometeors are snow, fog, cloud or rain.

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