LTER Controlled Vocabulary

precipitation

Definition note
Any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet). It is a major class of hydrometeor, but it is distinguished from cloud, fog, dew, rime, frost, etc., in that it must fall. It is distinguished from cloud and virga in that it must reach the ground. source:wiktionary

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Date of creation
14-Jan-2011
Modified
30-Nov--0001
Accepted term
14-Jan-2011
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