Sleet

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Sleet is a regionally variant term for some forms of precipitation:

  • Ice pellets, pellets of ice composed of frozen raindrops or refrozen melted snowflakes (United States)
  • Rain and snow mixed, snow that partially melts as it falls (UK, Ireland, and most Commonwealth countries)
  • Glaze, a smooth coating of ice formed on objects by freezing rain.

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