Graupel vs Ice - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between graupel and ice

is that graupel is (uncountable) a precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake while ice is .

graupel

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) A precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake.
  • (countable) The result of this process, a small ball of rime.
  • See also

    * ice pellets * sleet * snow * freezing rain

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    ice

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia ice)
  • (uncountable) Water in frozen (solid) form.
  • * 1882 , Popular Science Monthly Volume 20, The Freezing of a Salt Lake
  • It has always been difficult to explain how ice is formed on the surface of oceans while the temperature of maximum density is lower than that of cogelation, and the observations on this lake were instituted in the hope that they might throw light upon the subject.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=The climate of Tibet: Pole-land
  • , date=2013-05-11, volume=407, issue=8835, page=80 , magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=Of all the transitions brought about on the Earth’s surface by temperature change, the melting of ice into water is the starkest. It is binary. And for the land beneath, the air above and the life around, it changes everything.}}
  • (uncountable, physics, astronomy) Any frozen volatile chemical, such as ammonia or carbon dioxide.
  • (uncountable, astronomy) Any volatile chemical, such as water, ammonia, or carbon dioxide, not necessarily in solid form.
  • (countable) A frozen dessert made of fruit juice, water and sugar.
  • (uncountable) Any substance having the appearance of ice.
  • (uncountable, slang) One or more diamonds.
  • (uncountable, slang, drugs) Crystal form of methamphetamine.
  • (uncountable, ice hockey) The area where a game of ice hockey is played.
  • * 2006 , CBC, Finland, Sweden 'the dream final', February 26 2002,
  • The neighbouring countries have enjoyed many great battles on the ice . They last met for gold at the 1998 world championship, won by Sweden. Three years earlier, Finland bested Sweden for the only world title in its history.

    Derived terms

    * anchor ice * arena ice * black ice * brash ice * break the ice * choc ice * cold as ice * cut no ice * de-ice * dead ice * drift ice * dry ice * ice age * ice ax * ice axe * ice bag * ice barrier * ice bath * ice bear * ice blue * ice boat * ice breaker * ice bucket * ice cap / icecap * ice chest * ice cider * ice-cold * ice cream * ice cube * ice dam * ice dancing * ice diving * ice dwarf * icedrop * ice field * ice fish * ice fishing * ice floe * ice fog * ice foot * ice fractal * ice hockey * ice jam * ice kachang * ice lolly * ice luge * ice milk * ice needle * ice nucleus * ice-out * ice pack * ice palace * ice pellet * ice pick * ice plant * ice point * ice pop * ice queen * ice racing * ice resurfacer * ice rink * ice scour * ice scraper * ice sculpture * ice sheet * ice shelf * ice show * ice skate * ice skating * ice storm * ice water * ice wedge * ice wine * ice worm * ice yacht * ice yachting * iceball * iceberg * iceblink * iceblock * icebound * icefall * icehouse * iceless * icelike * icemaker * iceman * icemelt * icequake * icescape * iceteroid * icetray * iceward * iceways * icy * Italian ice * negative ice * on thin ice * pack ice * pancake ice * polar ice * sea ice * sell ice to Eskimos * slob ice * spin ice * stink on ice * water ice

    Verb

    (ic)
  • To cool with ice, as a beverage.
  • To become ice, to freeze.
  • (slang): To murder.
  • To cover with icing (frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg); to frost; as cakes, tarts, etc.
  • (ice hockey) To put out a team for a match.
  • Milton Keynes have yet to ice a team this season
  • (ice hockey) To shoot the puck the length of the playing surface, causing a stoppage in play called icing.
  • If the Bruins ice the puck, the faceoff will be in their own zone.

    Derived terms

    * ice over * ice up

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