mesoscale

adjective
me·so·scale | \ˈme-zə-ˌskāl, ˈmē-, -sə-\

Definition of mesoscale 

: of intermediate size especially : of or relating to a meteorological phenomenon approximately 10 to 1000 kilometers in horizontal extent mesoscale cloud pattern

First Known Use of mesoscale

1956, in the meaning defined above

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