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ice pellets


plural noun Meteorology.

precipitation consisting of particles of ice less than 0.2 inches (5 mm) in diameter, occurring either as frozen raindrops or as small hailstones.

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ice man, ice milk, ice needle, ice needles, ice pack, ice pellets, ice pick, ice plant, ice point, ice rain, ice rampart
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