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glazed frost

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Definition of glazed frost in English:


[mass noun]
A glassy coating of ice, typically caused by rain freezing on impact.
Example sentences
  • If a bird is frozen onto the ice, when there is no glazed frost, it is possible that this bird is sick.
  • Providing data on the possible glazed frost at the right moment enables to prevent occurring this very dangerous phenomenon or to minimise its consequences.
  • This, however, diminishes the energy output without eliminating the snow being blown or the glazed frost and the hoar-frost laid by frosted fog, mist, and haze.

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