frost line

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frost line

n.
1. The depth to which frost penetrates the earth.
2. The altitude below which frost does not occur, especially in tropical regions.

frost line

n
1. (Geological Science) the deepest point in the ground to which frost will penetrate
2. (Geological Science) the limit towards the equator beyond which frosts do not occur
Translations

frost line

nFrostgrenze f
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IN a small Scottish coastal village, the landscape and nearby waters are motionless in the freezing depth of a biting winter.
The freezing depth can be twice as great under a traveled roadway as it would be on a rear lot line or similar locations where unpacked snow is allowed to accumulate.
In the absence of snow cover, freezing depth can be 35% less under standing stubble than under a bare surface (Pikul et al.
This investment will develop robots and artificial intelligence able to take on jobs in the freezing depths of the North Sea, dealing with extreme environments in the process of nuclear energy production, the hostile vacuum of space, and heat of deep mining.
But today, a former Sunday Mercury staff member lifts the lid on the real story behind the loss of HMS Punjabi - cleaved in two by one of its own fleet - and his one-in-a-million rescue from the freezing depths by a friend he worked with in the very same newsroom.