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Weather Chap 2 Voc

Weather Chap 2 Vocabulary

Device used to measure air pressure. Barometer
The movement of water into the air as water vapor and back to Earth's surface. Water Cycle
Device used to measure the speed of the wind. Anemometer
A device that measures precipitation. Rain Gauge
Device used to show wind direction, consisting of a cloth bag that is open at both ends and hung on a pole. Wind Sock
Any form of water that falls from the air. Precipitation
Areas of higher air pressure than that of the surrounding air. High Pressure
The push of air in all directions against its surroundings. Air Pressure
Water changing from a liquid to a gas. Evaporates
Device often shaped like an arrow, used to show wind direction. Wind Vane
A machine powered by a wind turbine. Generator
Billions of tiny drops of water that condensed from the air. Cloud
A system of 50 or more wind turbines working together. Wind Farm
A cloud that touches Earth's surface. Fog
These machines put the wind to work. Windmill
Water vapor changing from a gas to liquid water. Condenses
A sudden sliding of snow down a mountain. Avalanche
The amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity
Areas of lower air pressure than that of the surrounding air. Low Pressure
The amount of water vapor the air is holding compared to the amount it could hold at that temperature. Relative Humidity
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