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Meaning of "ground frost" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GROUND FROST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GROUND FROST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ground frost is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GROUND FROST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ground frost

Ground frost

Ground frost refers to the various coverings of ice produced by the direct deposition of water vapor on objects and trees, whose surfaces have a temperature below the freezing point of water.

Definition of ground frost in the English dictionary

The definition of ground frost in the dictionary is the condition resulting from a temperature reading of 0°C or below on a thermometer in contact with a grass surface.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GROUND FROST

ground cloth
ground colour
ground control
ground cover
ground crew
ground effect
ground elder
ground engineer
ground floor
ground force
ground game
ground glass
ground ice
ground ivy
ground layer
ground level
ground loop
ground pine
ground pink
ground plan

WORDS THAT END LIKE GROUND FROST

air frost
Bifrost
black frost
defrost
degrees of frost
frost
glazed frost
hoarfrost
Jack Frost
Landdrost
Landrost
permafrost
Prost
silver frost
white frost

Synonyms and antonyms of ground frost in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ground frost» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GROUND FROST

Find out the translation of ground frost to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ground frost from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ground frost» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地上霜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

helada en el suelo
570 millions of speakers

English

ground frost
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जमीन ठंढ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصقيع الأرض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мерзлота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

geadas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাটি তুষারপাত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gelée blanche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Beku tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bodenfrost
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地上霜
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지상 서리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Frost lemah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sương giá đất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரையில் உறைபனி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्राउंड दंव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Donmuş zemin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gelo terra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przymrozki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мерзлота
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îngheț la sol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παγετός εδάφους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grond ryp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjäle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tele
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ground frost

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND FROST»

The term «ground frost» is normally little used and occupies the 147.299 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GROUND FROST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ground frost» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ground frost» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ground frost

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GROUND FROST»

Discover the use of ground frost in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ground frost and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Climate Near the Ground
Duration of ground frost and minimum temperature at two depths. Figure 21-10 shows the duration and depth of ground freezing in four different types of soil at the agrometeorological experiment station at Giessen, for the cold winter of ...
Rudolf Geiger, Robert H. Aron, Paul Todhunter, 2003
2
Highway Winter Maintenance: A Practical Guide
Where these temperatures occur describes the type of frost (air frost, ground frost, road frost, etc.)- The rather loose term of 'frost' is rarely used in road weather forecasts without qualifying it. Note that the word frost does not supply deposition  ...
The Institution of Civil Engineers, 2000
3
Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
Also, soil blister, soffosion KNOB. frost-pattern soil see patterned ground. frost point Meteorology, the highest temperature at which moisture in the atmosphere will sublimate to form hoarfrost on a cooled polished surface. frost ring Botany, ...
Christopher G. Morris, 1992
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The Design and Construction of Residential Slabs-on-ground: ...
This research has included a theoretical study of temperature relations in foundations with floor systems placed directly on the ground in order to determine foundation depth requirements with respect to ground frost. Subjects covered include ...
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Residential Slabs-on-Ground, 1979
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International Conference on Snow Hydrology the Integration ...
James B. Shanley1 and Ann Chalmers1 Ground frost has been monitored at the Sleepers River Research Watershed in northeastern Vermont since 1984. Frost develops every winter, particularly in open fields, but its depth varies greatly from  ...
6
A Gardener's Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend ...
No dew forms on the surface of the plants. Instead, ice forms there. This ice is actually composed of separate, tiny ice crystals — it's not a solid coating — and so it has a feathery white appearance. Most people call this ground frost or hoarfrost ...
Philip Harnden, Andrea K. Donner, 2003
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The occurrence of ground water in the United States with a ...
In regard to the evidences that the frozen ground is due to a colder climate in the past, Brooks 76 says : When the moss is stripped the ground thaws, and with open-cut mining or cultivation the upper level of permanent ground frost ...
Oscar Edward Meinzer, 1923
8
Current Practices in Cold Regions Engineering
These sites were absent of ground frost or had only a shallow surface layer of frost. The ground frost depth and strength values were also confounded by roots encountered in sites 4C and 5, or the shaft of the tool being too short to penetrate  ...
Michael C. R. Davies, Jon E. Zufelt, 2006
9
Environmental Planning for Site Development: A Manual for ...
There are two types of frost—air frost and ground frost. Ground frost occurs when the micro-climate at the surface is cooled more rapidly than the surrounding air and there is a very shallow layer with freezing conditions. Its occurrence can ...
Anne Beer, Cathy Higgins, 2004
10
Glossary of Geology
Cf: dewpoint. frost polygon One of the network polygons forming polygonal ground. frost riving gelifraction. frost scar A nonsorted circle or irregular form representing a small patch of bare soil produced by local frost heaving intense enough to ...
Julia A. Jackson, James P. Mehl, Klaus K. E. Neuendorf, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GROUND FROST»

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Summer Arctic chill to bring UK mountain snow and frost
That will be cold enough for a touch of ground frost in places, so make sure you cover up any tender plants if you live in rural inland areas of ... «The Weather Network, Jul 15»
2
Inquest: Phone call ends in double tragedy on Christmas Day as …
It was also his opinion that ground frost on the road wasn't a contributory factor to the crash. The inquest also heard from pathologist Dr ... «Rutland Times, Jul 15»
3
High sunshine, low rain records for Marlborough
These frosts included a -5.6 degrees Celsius ground frost on June 26 and a -2.6C air frost on June 23. The cooler second half saw June's ... «Marlborough Express, Jul 15»
4
Last month was warmest June for 19 years
... locations to six at Dublin Airport. That is the highest number of days with ground frost during June since the station opened in 1942. «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
5
Afternoon traffic and weather update
... traffic and weather update for Saturday. Tonight there will be clear spells and scattered showers, with a chance of a slight ground frost. M62. «Mirfield Reporter, Jun 15»
6
UK Weather bakes Britain in 22C heat as showers are forecast …
Gardeners were also warned there could have been an unseasonal ground frost last night lasting until midweek as nights become noticeably ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
7
Ontario's growers cope with frost damage
Tregunno says there was some ground frost in portions of Niagara “but it doesn't really affect trees.” Areas close to Lake Ontario were above ... «BetterFarming.com, May 15»
8
Weather: Ground frost overnight as sunshine starts to turn
Temperatures in Canterbury are expected to reach lows of around 5 degrees overnight, with a small risk of ground frost in rural areas. «Canterbury Times, May 15»
9
Fine with a slight risk of a ground frost
Weather: Rather cloudy at first with isolated showers, perhaps thundery, and the risk of mist or fog patches Fair or sunny periods developing by ... «ITV News, Apr 15»
10
A ground frost expected tonight. Sophia has the latest
The fair periods will remain overnight, together with light winds meaning temperatures will fall to 4°C and there will be a ground frost. A bright ... «ITV News, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ground frost [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ground-frost>. Nov 2020 ».
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