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Frost, icy weather and freezing - thesaurus

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frost

noun

a thin white layer of ice that looks like powder and forms on things outside when the weather is very cold

black ice

noun

a dangerous layer of ice that is difficult to see on a road or path

icicle

noun

a long thin piece of ice that hangs down from somewhere

freeze

verb

if it freezes, the temperature of the air goes down to 0° Celsius or below

ice over

to become covered with ice

icy

adjective

covered with ice

frosty

adjective

covered with frost

hard

adjective

a hard frost is very severe

sharp

adjective

a sharp wind or frost is very cold

frozen

adjective

frozen water or snow is covered with a layer of ice

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freeze over

to become covered with a layer of ice

frosted

adjective

mainly literary covered with frost

frost over

mainly American to cover something completely with frost, or to become completely covered with frost

frozen

adjective

frozen ground has become very hard because the weather is very cold

hoar-frost

noun

very small pieces of white ice that cover plants and the ground

icebound

adjective

completely surrounded by ice so that you cannot get in or out

rime

noun

literary frost

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