Hoar-frost

  • 1 hoar frost — f8 [hoar frost] [ˈhɔː frɒst] [ˈhɔːr frɔːst] noun uncountable a layer of small pieces of ice that look like white needles and that form on surfaces outside when temperatures are very low …

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  • 2 hoar|frost — «HR FRST, FROST; HOHR », noun. the white, feathery crystals of ice formed when dew freezes; white frost; rime …

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  • 3 hoar frost — ► NOUN ▪ a greyish white feathery deposit of frost …

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  • 4 hoar-frost — UK [ˈhɔː(r) ˌfrɒst] US [ˈhɔrˌfrɑst] noun [singular/uncountable] very small pieces of white ice that cover plants and the ground Thesaurus: frost, icy weather and freezingsynonym …

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  • 5 hoar-frost — šerkšnas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Iš rūko ir garų susidariusios dendritinės struktūros ledo nuogulos. atitikmenys: angl. hoar frost rus. иней …

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  • 6 hoar-frost — šarma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Ledo kristalų sluoksnis, nusėdęs ant žemės paviršiaus ir įvairių daiktų kondensuojantis vandens garams. Susidaro, kai oro drėgmė didelė, o žemės paviršius, išspinduliuodamas šilumą,… …

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  • 7 hoar frost — A type of icing that occurs in clear air on a surface whose temperature falls below the frost point of the air in contact with it. The water vapor condenses into white crystalline coating of ice that is usually of a feathery nature. This type of… …

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  • 8 hoar-frost — n. White frost, frozen dew …

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  • 9 hoar frost — noun frozen water vapour deposited in clear still weather on vegetation and other surfaces …

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  • 10 hoar-frost — UK [ˈhɔː(r) ˌfrɒst] / US [ˈhɔrˌfrɑst] noun [singular/uncountable] very small pieces of white ice that cover plants and the ground …

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  • 11 Иней (Frost/Hoar frost) — 4.15 Иней (Frost/Hoar frost) . Кристаллики льда, которые образуются при насыщенном относительно льда воздухе при температуре ниже 0 °С (32 °F) путем сублимации на поверхности земли или других объектах. Источник: Письмо 03.10 7: Рекомендации по… …

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  • 12 Frost — is the solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air. It is formed when solid surfaces are cooled to below the dew point of the adjacent air. [cite web |url=http://www.weatherquestions.com/What causes frost.htm |title=What causes frost?… …

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  • 13 Hoar — Hoar, a. [OE. hor, har, AS. h[=a]r; akin to Icel. h[=a]rr, and to OHG. h[=e]r illustrious, magnificent; cf. Icel. Hei[eth] brightness of the sky, Goth. hais torch, Skr. k[=e]tus light, torch. Cf. {Hoary}.] 1. White, or grayish white; as, hoar… …

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  • 14 hoar — archaic or literary ► ADJECTIVE ▪ grey or grey haired. ► NOUN ▪ hoar frost. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 15 hoar — adj. & n. literary adj. 1 grey haired with age. 2 greyish white. 3 (of a thing) grey with age. n. 1 = hoar frost. 2 hoariness. Phrases and idioms: hoar frost frozen water vapour deposited in clear still weather on vegetation etc. Etymology: OE… …

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  • 16 frost — I. n. 1. Rime, hoar frost, frozen dew, white frost. 2. Cold manner, reserve, frigidity, iciness, stiffness, want of cordiality, unsociability. II. v. a. 1. Ice, cover with frosting. 2. Whiten, sprinkle with white, sprinkle with gray hairs. 3.… …

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  • 17 Frost —    (Heb. kerah, from its smoothness) Job 37:10 (R.V., ice ); Gen. 31:40; Jer. 36:30; rendered ice in Job 6:16, 38:29; and crystal in Ezek. 1:22. At the present day frost is entirely unknown in the lower portions of the valley of the Jordan, but… …

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  • 18 hoar — [hɔ:] archaic or literary adjective greyish white. ↘grey or grey haired with age. noun hoar frost. Origin OE hār, of Gmc origin …

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  • 19 hoar — (adj.) O.E. har hoary, gray, venerable, old, the connecting notion being gray hair, from P.Gmc. *haira (Cf. O.N. harr gray haired, old, O.S., O.H.G. her distinguished, noble, glorious, Ger. hehr), from PIE *kei , source of color adjectives (see… …

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  • 20 frost — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, heavy, killing (AmE), severe (BrE), sharp (BrE) ▪ white ▪ hoar …

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