Definition of frost

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frost

The term 'frost' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' (Abbrev. FRST) - Frost describes the formation of thin ice crystals on the ground or other surfaces in the form of scales, needles, feathers, or fans. Frost develops under conditions similar to dew, except the temperatures of the Earth's surface and earthbound objects falls below 32F. As with the term 'freeze,' this condition is primarily significant during the growing season. If a frost period is sufficiently severe to end the growing season or delay its beginning, it is commonly referred to as a 'killing frost.' Because frost is primarily an event that occurs as the result of radiational cooling, it frequently occurs with a thermometer level temperature in the mid-30s'.

The term 'frost' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' Ice crystals formed by deposition of water vapor on a relatively cold surface'.


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