cold snap


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cold snap

n
(Physical Geography) a sudden short spell of cold weather

cold′ snap`


n.
a sudden, relatively brief period of cold weather. Also called cold′ spell`.
[1770–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cold snap - a spell of cold weather
while, spell, patch, piece - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
Translations

cold snap

n a sudden cold snapun'improvvisa ondata di freddo

cold snap

n (fam) ola de frío
References in classic literature ?
"We're in for a good cold snap. It's sixty-two below now, and still goin' down.
Laurie did not see, for he was carefully skating along the shore, sounding the ice, for a warm spell had preceded the cold snap.
BRITISH Summer Time may have just started, but there's already another cold snap on the way.
Amid the cold snap that the UAE is facing, some residents have made an interesting discovery.
A cold snap over the next few days will bring with it extremely cold weather, especially in the mountains, and more snow on higher ground.
The Met Office said the cold snap was expected to last for at least three weeks.
PEAK COULD SEE FIRST SNOW OF AUTUMN AS COLD SNAP BITES | Snowdon was covered in snow as late as Easter this year by the weekend.
Comments on its recent performance will also be eyed closely given the sharp contrast in weather, with a cold snap a year ago boosting sales.
After days of cold weather brought on by the country's second-longest cold snap this century, the Japan Weather Association (JWA) said Taiwan is set to embrace 4 degrees Celsius next Monday, while Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says the upcoming cold snap will pass over the weekend to bring temperatures down to 9 at the lowest.
"In connection with the emergency situation introduced in a number of regions of Kazakhstan due to a sharp cold snap, we recommend to refrain from trips through the territory of Kazakhstan until the weather conditions get better," the statement says.
The KMA was set to issue a cold snap warning in northern Gyeonggi, as the Tuesday morning temperature is expected to plunge to -15-16C.