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Term: Hail
Definition: Precipitation of small balls or pieces of ice (hailstones) with a diameter ranging from 5 to 50 mm, or sometimes more, falling either separately or agglomerated into irregular lumps. When the diameter is less than about 5 mm, the balls are called ice pellets.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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