rainband


rainband
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a dark band in the yellow portion of the solar spectrum near the sodium lines caused by watery vapor in the atmosphere and therefore sometimes used in weather predictions

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/rayn"band'/, n.
a dark band in the solar spectrum caused by water vapor in the atmosphere.
[1880-85; RAIN + BAND2]

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rainˈband noun
A dark band in the solar spectrum, due to water vapour in the earth's atmosphere
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