Definition of cold snap in English:

cold snap

Syllabification: cold snap

noun

  • A sudden, brief spell of cold weather.
    More example sentences
    • Spring has arrived in Texas and although we'll probably have the traditional Easter cold snap, we're done with winter.
    • I'm in a fine mood, enjoying our first really good cold snap of the season.
    • At least six people have died in the latest cold snap, including a hiker found in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody