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vapor trail

Weather; General weather

A cloudlike streamer or trail often seen behind aircraft flying in clear, cold, humid air. A vapor trail is created when the water vapor from the engine exhaust gases are added to the atmosphere. ...


Weather; General weather

The region near the outer edge of the earth's outer atmosphere where particles escape to outer space. The lower boundary is typically found at altitudes exceeding 700 km above the earth's surface.


Weather; General weather

Any and all forms of water, liquid or solid, that falls from clouds and reaches the ground. This includes drizzle, freezing drizzle, freezing rain, hail, ice crystals, ice pellets, rain, snow, snow ...


Weather; General weather

Refers to the chemical compound, H2O, as well as its liquid form. At atmospheric temperatures and pressures, it can exist in all three phases: solid (ice), liquid (water), and gaseous (water vapor). ...


Weather; General weather

A severe weather condition characterized by strong winds and dust-filled air over a large area. Visibility is reduced to between 5/8ths and 5/16ths statute mile. It is reported as "DS" in an ...


Weather; General weather

The scientific name for sun dogs. Either of two colored luminous spots that appear at roughly 22 degrees on both sides of the sun at the same elevation. They are caused by the refraction of sunlight ...

variable ceiling

Weather; General weather

Occurs when the height of a ceiling layer increases and decreases rapidly, The ascribed height is the average of all the varying values.

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