ice pellets

Small, transparent or translucent, round or irregularly shaped pellets of ice. They may be hard grains that rebound on striking a hard surface or pellets of snow encased in ice.

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  • Ice pellets — are a form of precipitation consisting of small, translucent ice balls. This form of precipitation is also known as sleet in the United States and Canada. [cite web|url=http://www.weather.gov/glossary/index.php?word=sleet|title= Sleet (glossary… …   Wikipedia

  • ice pellets — Meteorol. precipitation consisting of particles of ice less than 0.2 in. (5 mm) in diameter, occurring either as frozen raindrops or as small hailstones. Cf. hail2 (def. 1), sleet, snow pellets. * * * …   Universalium

  • ice pellets — Meteorol. precipitation consisting of particles of ice less than 0.2 in. (5 mm) in diameter, occurring either as frozen raindrops or as small hailstones. Cf. hail2 (def. 1), sleet, snow pellets …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice pellets — noun a) Small hail, generally less than 5 nbsp;mm (0.2 nbsp;in) in diameter. b) Sleet …   Wiktionary

  • Ледяная крупа (Ice pellets) — 4.19 Ледяная крупа (Ice pellets) . Осадки в виде прозрачных или полупрозрачных (как мелкий град) замороженных капелек, круглые или имеющие неправильную форму с диаметром 5 мм (0,2 дюйма) или меньше. При соприкосновении с поверхностью земли обычно …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • Ice — This article is about water ice. For the broader concept of ices as used in the planetary sciences, see volatiles. For other uses, see Ice (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • pellets — kruša statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Krituliai, kuriuos sudaro sferiški arba netaisyklingos formos ledo kristalai – ledėkai. Krinta šiltuoju metų laiku. Ledėkų skersmuo dažniausiai 1–5 mm, retkarčiais iki 20 mm ir daugiau.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ice — kruša statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Krituliai, kuriuos sudaro sferiški arba netaisyklingos formos ledo kristalai – ledėkai. Krinta šiltuoju metų laiku. Ledėkų skersmuo dažniausiai 1–5 mm, retkarčiais iki 20 mm ir daugiau.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Ice Breakers (candy) — Ice Breakers is a brand of gum and disc shaped mint candy currently made by The Hershey Company. They were first produced by Nabisco in 1996, then acquired by Hershey in 2000. They come in several flavors, including peppermint, wintergreen,… …   Wikipedia

  • North American ice storm of 1998 — Ice Storm of 1998 An example of the damage to trees Storm type: Cyclonic system mixed ice/snow/rain Formed: January 4, 1998 Dissipated …   Wikipedia

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