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Cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to expand or compressed, not because heat is added or subtracted (3 words)
A fog formed when warm, moist air is blown over a cool surface(2 words)
A theory that relates the formation of precipitation to supercooled clouds, freezing nuclei, and the different saturation levels of ice and liquid water(2 words)
The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1 degree C
One of the three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types. They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veil-like patches or thin, wispy fibers
A theory of raindrop formation in wram clouds in which large cloud droplets collide and join together with smaller droplets to form a raindrop(3 words)
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
Tiny bits of particulate matter that serve as surfaces on which water vapor condenses(2 words)
The condition that exists when the distribution of winds within given area results in a net horizontal inflow of air into the area
Billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases
The process by which water vapor is changed directly to solid without passing through liquid state
The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation(3 words)
Ch 17?WordExtra Info
The rate of adiabatic cooling or warming in unsaturated air(3 words)
The process of converting a liquid to a gas
A cloud with its base a t or very near Earth’s surface
Solid particles that serve as cores for the formation of ice crystals (2 words)
The boundary between two adjoining air masses having contrasting characteristics
Fog formed when rain evaporates as it falls through a layer of cool air(2 words)
Lifting of air resulting when cool air acts as a barrier over which warmer, lighter air will rise(2 words)
A coating of ice on objects formed when supercooled rain freezes on contact
Nearly spherical ice pellets having concentric layers and formed by the successive freezing of layers of water
A general term referring to water vapor in the air but not to liquid droplets of fog, cloud, or rain
An instrument designed to measure relative humidity
Condensation nuclei having a high affinity for water, such as salt particles(2 words)

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