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condensation nucleus
NOUN [METEOROLOGY.]
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Cloud condensation nuclei - Wikipedia

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Cloud condensation nuclei or CCNs are small particles typically 0.2 µm, or 1/ 100th the size of a cloud droplet on which water vapour condenses. Water requires ...

National Weather Service: Cloudwise

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Called "cloud condensation nuclei", these water molecule attracting particles are about 1/100th the size of a cloud droplet upon which water condenses.

Fog and Condensation Nuclei

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Fog and Condensation Nuclei. Cloud droplets are, for the most part, dew which forms on tiny dust and salt crystals which are blown by the winds .

Condensation Nuclei - cmmap

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Note - nuclei is the plural form of nucleus. These are usually tiny particles in the air that provide a surface for water vapor to condense onto. Without ...

What are condensation nuclei? | Reference.com

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Condensation nuclei are tiny particles of solid or liquid in the atmosphere that trigger water vapor to begin condensing into water droplets and forming clouds.

What are examples of condensation nuclei? | Reference.com

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Dust, soot and bacteria are examples of condensation nuclei. Water vapor condenses and forms on these small particles, which causes rainfall. Condensation ...

condensation nucleus | meteorology | Britannica.com

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Jul 20, 1998 ... Condensation nucleus, tiny suspended particle, either solid or liquid, upon which water vapour condensation begins in the atmosphere.

Formation of Haze, Fog, and Clouds: Condensation Nuclei

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Formation of Haze, Fog, and Clouds: Condensation Nuclei. The process of condensation of vapor -> water to form a cloud drop is not that simple in the ...