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cold wave

Syllabification: cold wave

Definition of cold wave in English:

noun

1A spell of cold weather over a wide area.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, the brief showers coupled with a cold wave witnessed during the last week was quick enough to become ‘a matter of the past.’
  • What we look for is, is there a pattern where there's more heat waves than there are cold waves over a number of years?
  • ‘There will be more rains and after two days a cold wave will enter the region, making things more difficult for the people,’ Muhammad Hanif told reporters.
2A kind of permanent wave for the hair created by applying chemicals at room temperature.
Example sentences
  • Cold waves were now used instead of Marcelle waves.

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