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[[Image:Ice pellets commonly occur with other crystal forms near the freezing point18.jpg|'''[[Ice Pellets]]''' is '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of '''[[ice]]''', which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of [[frozen rain]] drops or largely melted and refrozen '''[[snowflakes]]'''; pellets of '''[[snow]]''' encased in a thin layer of '''[[ice]]''' which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or '''[[water]]''' resulting from the partial melting of pellets.|thumb|400px]] [[Image:Ice pellets commonly occur with other crystal forms near the freezing point18.jpg|'''[[Ice Pellets]]''' is '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of '''[[ice]]''', which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of [[frozen rain]] drops or largely melted and refrozen '''[[snowflakes]]'''; pellets of '''[[snow]]''' encased in a thin layer of '''[[ice]]''' which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or '''[[water]]''' resulting from the partial melting of pellets.|thumb|400px]]
-'''[[Ice Pellets]]''' is '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of '''[[ice]]''', which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of [[frozen rain]] drops or largely melted and refrozen '''[[snowflakes]]'''; pellets of '''[[snow]]''' encased in a thin layer of '''[[ice]]''' which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or '''[[water]]''' resulting from the partial melting of pellets.+'''[[Ice Pellets]]''' is '''[[precipitation]]''' in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of '''[[ice]]''', which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less.
 +They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of [[frozen rain]] drops or largely melted and refrozen '''[[snowflakes]]'''; pellets of '''[[snow]]''' encased in a thin layer of '''[[ice]]''' which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or '''[[water]]''' resulting from the partial melting of pellets.
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 +== Also see ==
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 +*'''[[Ice]]'''
 +*'''[[Snowflake Gallery]]'''

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Ice Pellets is precipitation in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of ice, which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of frozen rain drops or largely melted and refrozen snowflakes; pellets of snow encased in a thin layer of ice which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or water resulting from the partial melting of pellets.
Ice Pellets is precipitation in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of ice, which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less. They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of frozen rain drops or largely melted and refrozen snowflakes; pellets of snow encased in a thin layer of ice which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or water resulting from the partial melting of pellets.

Ice Pellets is precipitation in the form of transparent or translucent pellets of ice, which are round or irregular in shape. They have a diameter of 0.2 inches (5 mm) or less.

They are classified into two types: hard grains of ice consisting of frozen rain drops or largely melted and refrozen snowflakes; pellets of snow encased in a thin layer of ice which have formed from the freezing of droplets intercepted by pellets or water resulting from the partial melting of pellets.


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