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Science Unit 6 Vocabulary
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a large body of air that has properties similar to the part of the Earth over which it forms.
a weather instrument used to measure wind speed in miles per hour.
a weather instrument used to measure air pressure in inches of mercury or millibars (mb).
a boundary between two air masses of different temperature, moisture, or density.
the amount of water vapor (moisture) in the air.
a weather instrument that uses internal circuitry or devices to determine relative humidity.
a line of constant pressure on a weather map.
a line of constant temperature on a weather map.
a person who studies day-to-day weather.
the amount of water vapor in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of water vapor the air could hold at that temperature.
a weather instrument that consists of a wet-bulb and a dry-bulb thermometer used to measure relative humidity.
an instrument used to measure temperature in degrees C or F.
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at any given time.
a weather instrument used to measure wind direction.