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freezing level


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The level at which the air temperature is 0 °C. Note that this is frequently not the level at which water droplets turn to ice, because of the phenomenon of supercooling, whereby droplets may remain liquid at temperatures as low as −40 °C. It may be more correctly termed the melting level.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Environmental Science.


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