Snow stage

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Term: Snow stage
Definition: Phase of an adiabatic expansion process during which the ascending saturated air condenses some of its water vapour directly into snow. The snow stage begins at the condensation level if it is situated above the freezing level.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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