black frost


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black frost

n.
A dry freeze without the protective formation of hoarfrost that results in the internal freezing and death of vegetation.

black frost

n
(Physical Geography) a frost without snow or rime that is severe enough to blacken vegetation
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There had been another black frost the night before, and the air was clear and heady as wine.
In the morning he looked out on the black frost that seemed to press cruelly on every blade of grass, while the half-icy red pool shivered under the bitter wind; but towards evening the snow began to fall, and curtained from him even that dreary outlook, shutting him close up with his narrow grief.
On that bleak hill-top the earth was hard with a black frost, and the air made me shiver through every limb.
A fortnight later, when the snow had gone, and had been followed by a hard black frost, she took advantage of the state of the roads to try the experiment.
I opened the glass-door in the breakfast-room: the shrubbery was quite still: the black frost reigned, unbroken by sun or breeze, through the grounds.
Early in December came a black frost, and navigation on the canal was suspended.
It is available in eight finishes, including Black Sports Red, Black HeavyGrey, Black Frost Blue, Sports Red, Force Silver, Bronze yellow and two completely new colours, which are Matte Brown and Majestic White.
Reality--Natural ice formation on plant tissues, or white frost, will cause damage at higher temperatures than black frost conditions related to low relative humidity.
To be precise, they are under 65 acres-worth of black frost covers.
The fleece covers have been replaced by heavy duty black frost sheets and Arkell hopes they will save the meeting, with no inspection currently planned.
"The course was and is completely fit to race and we are now recovering the track with the heavy duty black frost sheets.