Definition of black frost in English:

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black frost

Pronunciation: /ˌblak ˈfrôst/


A dry, nonvisible killing frost that turns vegetation black.
Example sentences
  • For two weeks we had a black frost day and night with a strong east wind and then on February 2nd, when everywhere was bone dry at 3pm, the snow started to fall.
  • A black frost is when the dew point is less than the low temperature reached.
  • We had black frost in late winter last year with minimum of -5 degree C.

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