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desert climate

[¦dez·ərt ¦klī·mət]
(climatology)
A climate type which is characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life; that is, a climate of extreme aridity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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