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mesoscale Syllabification: mes·o·scale
Pronunciation: /ˈmezəˌskāl/ /ˈmē-/

Definition of mesoscale in English:


chiefly Meteorology
An intermediate scale, especially that between the scales of weather systems and of microclimates, on which storms and other phenomena occur.
Example sentences
  • The rain-bringing mesoscale convective system is strong, and the torrential rains move slowly northwards along the Western side of the mountains.
  • A combination of the mesoscale meteorological model and postprocessing capability reduces the number of balloon flights while meeting the requirement to provide meteorological messages every 30 minutes.
  • Potentially, the metric varies at the same scales as body temperature, from the microscale to the mesoscale.
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