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An atmospheric phenomenon or entity involving water or water vapor, such as rain or a cloud.
- ‘Some examples of hydrometeors are snow, fog, cloud or rain.’
- ‘We believe that there are 3 possible discharge processes that can occur at the surfaces of these hydrometeors and I will briefly explain these.’
- ‘This publication discloses a method and apparatus for measuring hydrometeors.’
- ‘Falling raindrops and other hydrometeors have, in general, nonspherical shapes and mean canting angles that are due to aerodynamic and gravitational forces.’
- ‘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.’
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