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[hahy-druh-mee-tee-er, -awr] /ˌhaɪ drəˈmi ti ər, -ˌɔr/

liquid water or ice in the atmosphere in various forms, as rain, ice crystals, hail, fog, or clouds.
any weather condition produced by water or water vapour in the atmosphere, such as rain, snow, or cloud
Any of various forms of water or ice that occur in the atmosphere or on the Earth’s surface as a result of condensation. Rain, snow, fog, clouds, and dew are all hydrometeors.


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