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Tiny bits of particulate matter that serve as surface on which water vapor condenses(p.516)
one of three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types; They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veillike patchers or thin, wispy fibers(p.517)
one of three basic cloud forms; also the name given to one of the clouds of vertical development; They are billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases.(p.517)
one of three basic cloud forms; They are sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky(p.518)
a large body of air that is characterized by similar temperatures and amounts of moisture at any given altitude(p.559)
a situation in which the surface position of a front does not move; The flow on either side of such a boundary is nearly parallel to the position of th efront.(p.565)
a front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front; it marks the beginning of the end of a middle-latitude cyclone(p.567)
a storm produced by a cumulonimbus cloud and always accompanied by lightning and thunder; it is of relativley short duration and usually accompanied by strong winds gusts, heavy rain, and sometimes hail(p.571)
a small, very intense cyclonic storm with exveedingly high winds, most offten produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms(p.573)
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