cloud chamber

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Synonyms for cloud chamber

apparatus that detects the path of high-energy particles passing through a supersaturated vapor

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Skeptics have never doubted that when silver iodide seeding agents come into contact with a cloud's very cold moisture droplets, ice crystals -- which become raindrops in warm weather -- are formed; in laboratory cloud chambers this is known to happen.