Science / Weather / Hail: Precipitation that originates in convective clouds, such as cumulonimbus, in the form of balls or irregular pieces of ice, which comes in different shapes and sizes. Hail is considered to have a diameter of 5 millimeter or more; smaller bits of ice are classified as ice pellets, snow pellets, or graupel. Individual lumps are called hailstones. It is reported as 'GR' in an observation and on the METAR. Small hail and/or snow pellets is reported as 'GS' in an observation and on the METAR.
Hail Adjective Synonyms: greet, accost, address, signal, call
Hail Verb Synonyms: cheer, salute, applaud, approve, glorify, praise, laud, honor, acclaim, congratulate, felicitate, acknowledge
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