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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 527

Concept definition: A deposit of <ICE> (hoar crystals) that generally assumes the form of scales, needles, feathers, or fans and that forms on <OBJECT>s the <SURFACE>s of which are sufficiently cooled, usually by nocturnal radiation, to bring about deposition of the water vapour contained in the ambient <AIR>; hoar frost.
Reference type: PR
Reference: [WMO182, H0630, "hoar frost"]
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