What does dBZ mean in Meteorology?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand dBZ in the Academic & Science field in general and in the Meteorology terminology in particular.

Decibels of equivalent reflectivity (Z)

used to indicate the intensity of radar waves reflected back to a dopler radar system

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