Definition of cold front in English:

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cold front

Pronunciation: /ˈkōl(d) ˌfrənt/

noun

Meteorology
The boundary of an advancing mass of cold air, in particular the trailing edge of the warm sector of a low-pressure system.
Example sentences
  • Although cold fronts associated with southern low pressure systems penetrate the ridge from time to time during summer, they generally fail to produce much useful rain.
  • The subtropical highs move from west to east across southern Australia in winter, and further south in summer, usually separated by low pressure troughs or cold fronts.
  • The weather man tells me all about high pressure and low pressure, about wind direction, cold fronts, warm fronts and all that.

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