Hydrometeor
Hydrometeor Hy`dro*me"te*or, n. [Hydro-, 1 + meteor.] A meteor or atmospheric phenomenon dependent upon the vapor of water; -- in the pl., a general term for the whole aqueous phenomena of the atmosphere, as rain, snow, hail, etc. --Nichol. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrometeor — [hī΄drōmēt′ē ər, hī΄drəmēt′ē ər] n. any type of condensation or frost formed from atmospheric water vapor, as rain, snow, fog, dew, etc.: opposed to LITHOMETEOR …   English World dictionary

  • Hydrometeor — hidrometeoras statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hydrometeor vok. Hydrometeor, m rus. гидрометеор, m pranc. hydrométéore, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • hydrometeor — hidrometeoras statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hydrometeor vok. Hydrometeor, m rus. гидрометеор, m pranc. hydrométéore, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Hydrometeor — Der Begriff Hydrometeor ist der in der meteorologischen Fachsprache benutzte Oberbegriff für alle Formen kondensierten Wassers (Wortteil „Hydro“), die in der Atmosphäre beobachtet werden (Wortteil „Meteor“), also alle flüssigen und gefrorenen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hydrometeor — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1857 a product (as fog, rain, or hail) formed by the condensation of atmospheric water vapor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrometeor — /huy dreuh mee tee euhr, awr /, n. liquid water or ice in the atmosphere in various forms, as rain, ice crystals, hail, fog, or clouds. Cf. lithometeor. [1855 60; HYDRO 1 + METEOR] * * * ▪ meteorology       any water or ice particles that have… …   Universalium

  • hydrometeor — noun Rain, snow and other precipitation products of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour See Also: lithometeor …   Wiktionary

  • hydrometeor — m IV, D. u, Ms. hydrometeororze; lm M. y meteor. hydrometeory «ciekłe lub stałe produkty kondensacji pary wodnej w atmosferze ziemskiej (z wyjątkiem chmur), np. opady, osady atmosferyczne, mgły itp.» …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • hydrometeor — A general term for particles of liquid water or ice, such as rain, fog, or frost, formed by the modification of water vapor in the atmosphere either by condensation or sublimation …   Aviation dictionary

  • hydrometeor — hy·dro·meteor …   English syllables

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