Convective Condensation Level (CCL)

Science / Weather / Convective Condensation Level (CCL): The height at which a parcel of air, if heated sufficiently from below, will rise adiabatically until it is just saturated.

Other Words for Level

Level Noun Synonyms: horizontal, prone, supine
Level Adjective Synonyms: even, smooth, plane, uniform, plain, flat, flush, straight, true
Level Verb Synonyms: aim, point, draw a bead, direct, train, focus
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Melting Level

Science / Weather / Melting Level: The altitude at which ice crystals and snow flakes melt as they descend through the atmosphere. MORE

Mean Water Level Line (MWLL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Water Level Line (MWLL): The line on a chart or map which represents the intersection of the land with the water surface at the elevation of mean water level. MORE

Mean Water Level (MWL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Water Level (MWL): A datum. The mean surface elevation as determined by averaging the heights of the water at equal intervals of time, usually hourly. Mean water level is used in areas of little or no range in tide. MORE

Mesoscale Convective Complex (MCC)

Science / Weather / Mesoscale Convective Complex (MCC): A large mesoscale convective system (MCS) which is about the size of the state of Ohio or Iowa and lasts at least 6 hours. Generally forming during the afternoon and evening, the complex normally reac MORE

Mesoscale Convective System (MCS)

Science / Weather / Mesoscale Convective System (MCS): A large organized convective weather system comprised of a number of individual thunderstorms. It normally persists for several hours and may be rounded or linear in shape. This term is often used to MORE

National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON)

Science / Tides and Currents / National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON): The network of tide and water level stations operated by the National Ocean Service along the marine and Great Lakes coasts and islands of the United States. The NWLON is composed of the primary and s MORE

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