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sleet

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and melting snow. In N. America the term is applied to ice pellets of less than 5 mm in diameter.

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Sleet

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 444 words.

The form of precipitation called sleet is transitory between snow and rain, occurring as precipitation is in the process of

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Sleet, Moneta, Jr.

Cherise Smith.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1093 words.

photojournalist, was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, the elder of two children of Moneta Sleet Sr. and Ozetta Allensworth, both teachers.

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Sleet, Moneta J., Jr.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 150 words.

Moneta Sleet, Jr. was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. Wanting to be a photographer since early childhood, he studied photography and

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Sleet, Moneta J., Jr.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 150 words.

Moneta Sleet, Jr. was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. Wanting to be a photographer since early childhood, he studied photography and business at Kentucky State College. In 1955 he became a...

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Sleet, Moneta, Jr.

Cherise Smith.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1093 words.

photojournalist, was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, the elder of two children of Moneta Sleet Sr. and Ozetta Allensworth, both teachers. Owensboro was a segregated town, but it fostered a...

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sleet

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and melting snow. In N. America the term is applied to ice pellets of less than 5 mm in diameter.

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sleet

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 30 words.

Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and melting snow. In N. America the term is applied to

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sleet

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 28 words.

*Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and melting snow. In North America the term is applied

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sleet

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 39 words.

*Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and melting snow. In North America the term is applied

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sleet

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 23 words.

Precipitation in the form of rain that contains some ice or snow that melts as it falls. Also known as

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