Secondary ice crystal

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Term: Secondary ice crystal
Definition: An ice crystal formed by a process other than homogeneous or heterogeneous nucleation, as by shatter of a drop freezing on accretion, or breakup of an ice particle on evaporation.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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