ground frost

ground frost
noun
1. : frozen ground
2. : a temperature dropping below freezing at or near ground level and causing damage to vegetation

* * *

ground frost noun
1. Frost on the surface of the ground
2. A temperature of 0ºC or less registered on a horizontal thermometer in contact with a grass surface
• • •
Main Entry:ground

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ground frost — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ frost formed on the surface of the ground or in the top layer of soil …   English terms dictionary

  • ground frost — įšalas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Įšalusio Žemės paviršiaus sluoksnio būsena. atitikmenys: angl. frozen; ground frost; soil freezing; soil frost vok. Boden Verfroschtung, f; Bodendurchfrieren, n; Bodenfrost, m;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ground frost — pašalas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Šaltuoju metų laiku įšalęs dirvožemio sluoksnis. Jo gylis priklauso nuo šalčio stiprumo, sniego ir augalinės dangos storio, dirvožemio tipo ir drėgnio. Įšalusiame dirvožemyje sulėtėja… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ground frost —   frost within the upper layers of the soil …   Geography glossary

  • ground frost — noun Brit. frost formed on the surface of the ground or in the top layer of soil …   English new terms dictionary

  • Frost weathering — A rock in Abisko fractured (along existing joints) possibly by mechanical frost weathering or thermal stress Frost weathering is a collective name for several mechanical weathering processes induced by stresses created by the freezing of water… …   Wikipedia

  • Frost boil — Mud boils near Lapporten, Sweden Frost boils (also known as mud boils, frost scars and mud circles [1]) are upwellings of mud that occur through frost heave and cryoturbation in permafrost areas, such as arctic and alpine regions. They are… …   Wikipedia

  • frost — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, heavy, killing (AmE), severe (BrE), sharp (BrE) ▪ white ▪ hoar …   Collocations dictionary

  • ground — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a the surface of the earth, esp. as contrasted with the air around it. b a part of this specified in some way (low ground). 2 the substance of the earth s surface; soil, earth (stony ground; dug deep into the ground). 3 a a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • frost — noun 1) bushes covered with frost Syn: ice crystals, ice, rime, verglas; hoarfrost, ground frost, black frost; informal Jack Frost; archaic hoar 2) there was frost in his tone Syn: coldness, coolness, frostiness …   Thesaurus of popular words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”