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

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