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What is the temperature to which a parcel of air would need to be cooled to reach saturation?dew point
98.9%
What do hygrometers measure?relative humidity
82.4%
Result of warm and cold air collidingfront
76.9%
Rate of adiabatic temperature change in saturated airwet adiabatic rate
76.9%
Rate of adiabatic cooling or warming in unsaturated airdry adiabatic rate
75.8%
An imagined volume of air enclosed in a thin elastic coverparcel
74.7%
Hygrometer consisting of two thermometers mounted side by sidepsychrometer
72.5%
When warm, less dense air if forced over cooler denser airfrontal wedging
68.1%
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When a pile up of horizontal air flow results in upward movementconvergence
64.8%
Occurs when elevated terrains, such as mountains, act as barriers to the flow of airorographic lifting
62.6%
Result of warm, dry air descending on the leeward side of a mountain causing a lower chance of precipitationrain shadow desert
57.1%
Process in which the surrounding air infiltrates a vertically moving column of airentrainment
54.9%
Process that produces delicate patterns of ice crystalsdeposition
51.6%
Altitude at which a parcel reaches saturation and cloud formation beginslifting condensation level
48.4%
When unequal surface heating causes localized pockets of air to rise because of their buoyancylocalized convective lifting
35.2%

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Tags:2011, Channel 4, erin, meteorology

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