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EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SLEET
Definition:
In the United States, frozen rain drops that bounce on impact with the
ground or other objects. Elsewhere, may refer to a mix of rain and snow, a
mix of rain and hail, or melting snow. 
Reference:
Glossary of Weather and Climate, American Meteorological Society, 1996.
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