hoar frost


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hoar frost

Term given to the white dusting caused by ice crystals.
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In the morning all that was left of the night mist on the heights was a hoar frost now turning to dew, but in the valleys it still lay like a milk-white sea.
The cold hoar frost glistened on the tombstones, and sparkled like rows of gems, among the stone carvings of the old church.
I smell the fog that hung about the place; I see the hoar frost, ghostly, through it; I feel my rimy hair fall clammy on my cheek; I look along the dim perspective of the schoolroom, with a sputtering candle here and there to light up the foggy morning, and the breath of the boys wreathing and smoking in the raw cold as they blow upon their fingers, and tap their feet upon the floor.
It came on to freeze with a North wind blowing; the snow fell small and fine like hoar frost, and our shields were coated thick with rime.
Then there was the music of the rattling harness, and the ring of the horses' feet on the hard road, and the glare of the two bright lamps through the steaming hoar frost, over the leaders' ears, into the darkness, and the cheery toot of the guard's horn, to warn some drowsy pikeman or the hostler at the next change; and the looking forward to daylight; and last, but not least, the delight of returning sensation in your toes.
Just as the hoar frost on a window pane disappears in the warmth of the morning sun, thus does their adherence to anything remotely resembling socialism.
Use a macro lens to focus closely on hoar frost covered plants, frozen river edges and icicles.
Some scattered curled leaves on the ground covered in hoar frost reminded me of our lack of snow, of the imbalance of our world.
The soil is still very warm from the sun but just above the ground there is a slight chance of a hoar frost, with temperatures dropping.
In such conditions, attention to detail is important, and the guide points out issues such as hoar frost on inlet louvers, which can in extreme cases block the supply completely and cause problems to the fan, which could burn out.
My jacket was covered with hoar frost, but by the time the day was waking I was above the mist and heading into the sunshine.
The particular type of hoar frost I was looking at was technically called "air hoar," it added, but by then I was too lost in reverie at the magic of it all to read on.