Diamond dust

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Term: Diamond dust
Definition: An optically and physically thin layer of ground-level cloud composed of small ice crystals that settle slowly. Typically diamond dust forms by the mixing of relatively moist air from aloft into a low-level inversion layer in which the temperature is 40
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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