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ground frost

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Definition of ground frost in English:

noun

[mass noun] British
Frost formed on the surface of the ground or in the top layer of soil: there will be some ground frost in sheltered parts
More example sentences
  • You will often hear weather forecasters referring to ground frost and air frost, but how do they differ?
  • Forecasters often inform us that in rural spots temperatures could fall low enough to give a touch of ground frost, even when air temperatures on weather charts are above freezing.
  • It was also marked by two floods, two severe hail storms, four low-level heavy snowfalls, record ground frosts, a destructive tornado and the worst southerly bluster to batter Wellington in more than a decade.

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