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WeatherUnit-1st 9wks


abiotic characterized by an absence of living organisms; without life
anemometer an instrument that measures the speed and force of the wind
atmosphere the gases surrounding the earth or another planet - the air of a particular place
biotic pertaining to life or living things
Celsius relating to a temperature scale on which water freezes at zero degrees and boils at one hundred degrees
hail round pieces of frozen rain or a storm of this frozen rain
meteorology the science that studies the earth's weather and atmosphere
precipitation the act of water falling in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail - snow, sleet, rain, or hail that falls to the surface of the earth, or the amount of it that falls in a given period of time
rain gauge an instrument that collects and measures the amount of rainfall in a specific time and place
sleet freezing rain
snow soft, white flakes of ice that fall from the sky to the earth - snow is formed when water in the upper air freezes into crystals - a layer of such flakes
temperature the degree of heat or cold of an object or an environment - the measurement of heat or cold as shown in degrees on a thermometer
weather the conditions outside at a particular place and time
Created by: cprater