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Sleet is a regionally-variant term that refers to two distinct forms of precipitation:
- Rain and snow mixed, snow that partially melts as it falls (UK, Ireland, and most British Commonwealth countries)
- Ice pellets, one of three forms of precipitation in a "wintry mix", the other two being snow and freezing rain (United States and Canada)
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