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Volcanic ash
Definition Fine particles of mineral matter from a volcanic eruption which can be dispersed long distances by winds aloft.  +
Defsource UNITED STATES, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service (NOAA) Glossary [http://www.weather.gov/glossary/index.php?letter=v]  +
Note The chemical composition and abrasiveness of the particles can seriously affect aircraft and also machinery on the ground. If it is blown into the stratosphere and it is thick enough, it can decrease the global temperature  +
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