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GEMET
General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
fallout
Definition

The descent of airborne solid or liquid particles to the ground, which occurs when the speed at which they fall due to gravity exceeds that of any upward motion of the air surrounding them.

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Scope note

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3110