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Descriptor English:   Hail 
Descriptor Spanish:   Granizo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Granizo 
Synonyms English:   Hailstone  
Tree Number:   SP8.473.654.587.602.572.467
Definition English:   Hard and compact crystal ice formed in stormy clouds like cumulonimbus. It may adopt many different shapes, reach a diameter of up to 8 cm and weight one kilogram, but usually its size does not exceed 2 cm. (Free and partial translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPAS, 1992) 
Record Number:   34852 

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