Water cloud

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water cloud

Any cloud composed entirely of liquid water drops; to be distinguished from an ice- crystal cloud and from a mixed cloud.

Above the 0°C level some clouds may be entirely liquid within the limitations of measurement (1 crystal per 10 liters) even at low temperatures (-30°C as some lenticular clouds); on the other hand, some clouds not far below 0°C may contain considerably higher ice concentrations.

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