Hydrometeor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydrometeor A meteor or atmospheric phenomenon dependent upon the vapor of water; -- in the pl., a general term for the whole aqueous phenomena of the atmosphere, as rain, snow, hail, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydrometeor A meteor or atmospheric phenomenon dependent upon the vapor of water; in the plural, all the aqueous phenomena of the atmosphere, as rain, hail, snow, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hydrometeor any one of the aqueous phenomena of the atmosphere
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hydro-, 1 + meteor,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hydōr, water, meteōron, a meteor.