Rime

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Rime is the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets as they touch an exposed object, forming a white opaque granular deposit of ice. It is one of the results of an ice storm, and when formed on aircraft it is called rime icing.
Rime is the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets as they touch an exposed object, forming a white opaque granular deposit of ice. It is one of the results of an ice storm, and when formed on aircraft it is called rime icing.

The rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets as they touch an exposed object, forming a white opaque granular deposit of ice.

It is one of the results of an ice storm, and when formed on aircraft it is called rime icing.


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  1. Wikipedia Atmospheric icing [1]
  2. Wikipedia Soft rime [2]

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