sleet precipitation

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  • Precipitation — Pre*cip i*ta tion, n. [L. praecipitatio: cf. F. pr[ e]cipitation.] 1. The act of precipitating, or the state of being precipitated, or thrown headlong. [1913 Webster] In peril of precipitation From off rock Tarpeian. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleet — /sleet/, n. 1. precipitation in the form of ice pellets created by the freezing of rain as it falls (distinguished from hail). 2. glaze (def. 17). 3. Chiefly Brit. a mixture of rain and snow. v.i. 4. to send down sleet. 5. to fall as or like… …   Universalium

  • precipitation — [prē sip΄ə tā′shən, prisip΄ə tā′shən] n. [MFr précipitation < L praecipitatio] 1. a precipitating or being precipitated; specif., a headlong fall or rush 2. precipitancy; rash haste; impetuosity 3. a bringing on suddenly; acceleration 4. Chem …   English World dictionary

  • Precipitation — may refer to: * Precipitation (meteorology), rain, sleet, hail, snow and other forms of water falling from the sky * Precipitation (chemistry), the condensation of a solid from a solution during a chemical reaction * Precipitation (horse), a… …   Wikipedia

  • sleet — [slēt] n. [ME slete < OE * sliete, akin to Ger schlosse, hail < IE base * (s)leu , loose, lax > SLUR, SLUG1] 1. partly frozen rain, or rain that freezes as it falls 2. transparent or translucent precipitation in the form of pellets of… …   English World dictionary

  • precipitation — [n] moisture in air or falling from sky cloudburst, condensation, drizzle, hail, hailstorm, heavy dew, precip*, rain, rainfall, rainstorm, sleet, snow, storm, wetness; concepts 467,524,526 Ant. dryness …   New thesaurus

  • precipitation — ► NOUN 1) rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to or condenses on the ground. 2) Chemistry the action or process of precipitating. 3) archaic sudden and unthinking action …   English terms dictionary

  • Precipitation (meteorology) — Long term mean precipitation by month In meteorology, precipitation (also known as one of the classes of hydrometeors, which are atmospheric water phenomena is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under… …   Wikipedia

  • Precipitation types — In meteorology, precipitation types can include the character or phase of the precipitation which is falling to ground level. There are three distinct ways that rain can occur. These methods include convective, stratiform, and orographic rainfall …   Wikipedia

  • sleet — [[t]slit[/t]] n. 1) mer precipitation in the form of ice pellets created by the freezing of rain as it falls (disting. from hail II, 1)). 2) mer to send down sleet 3) to fall as or like sleet • Etymology: 1250–1300; (n.) ME slete; akin to MLG… …   From formal English to slang

  • sleet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. frozen or freezing rain, hail; ice storm. See cold. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. freezing rain, sleet storm, hail, hail storm; see storm 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. frozen rain, precipitation,… …   English dictionary for students

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