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November 6th english vocabulary

Term Definition
wind Air that is moving.
Air mass A large body of air that has similar temperature and humidity throughout.
cold front Forms where a cold air mass moves under a warm air mass *often has severe weather*.
warm front Forms where a warm air mass moves over a cold air mass*light rain and snow showers*.
weather map A map that uses symbols to show weather data.
air pressure The weight of the atmosphere pressing down on earth.
climate The pattern of weather an area experiences over a long period of time.
climate zone An area that has similar average temperatures and precipitation throughout
equator An imaginary line around earth, equally distant from the north and south pole.

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