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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A line of active [[thunderstorms]], either continuous or with breaks, including contiguous [[precipitation]] areas resulting from the existence of the thunderstorms.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The squall line is a type of [[mesoscale convective system]] distinguished from other types by a larger length-to-width ratio.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A line of active deep moist [[convection]] frequently associated with thunder, either continuous or with breaks, including contiguous [[precipitation]] areas.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">The [[squall]] line is a type of [[mesoscale convective system]] distinguished from other types by a larger length-to-width ratio.</div><br/> </div>
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squall line

A line of active deep moist convection frequently associated with thunder, either continuous or with breaks, including contiguous precipitation areas.

The squall line is a type of mesoscale convective system distinguished from other types by a larger length-to-width ratio.

Term edited 1 November 2016.