hydrometeor

noun

hy·​dro·​me·​te·​or ˌhī-drō-ˈmē-tē-ər How to pronounce hydrometeor (audio)
-tē-ˌȯr
: a product (such as rain) formed by the condensation of atmospheric water vapor

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International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydrometeor was in 1857

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“Hydrometeor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrometeor. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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