from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thin ice crystal floating high in the atmosphere in certain conditions of clear, cold weather.

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  • n. a small crystal of ice, floating in the high atmosphere; a constituent of snow mist

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  • n. small crystals of ice


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