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warm front

n.
A front along which an advancing mass of warm air rises over a mass of cold air.
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warm front

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol the boundary between a warm air mass and the cold air above which it is rising, at a less steep angle than at the cold front. Compare cold front, occluded front
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warm′ front`


n.
a transition zone between a mass of warm air and the colder air it is replacing.
[1920–25]
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warm front

The forward edge of an advancing mass of warm air that rises over a mass of cold air. A warm front is often accompanied by a prolonged period of steady rain. See more at front.
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warm front

The term used to describe the boundary between a mass of warm air moving into an area of cold air over which it rises.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warm front - the front of an advancing mass of warmer airwarm front - the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
front - (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
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Translations

warm front

n (Met) → fronte m caldo
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The warm front is likely to be accompanied by April showers, though, as the wet weather of the last few days looks set to continue.
Meanwhile, the area near the "zipper"--where the occluded front, warm front, and cold front meet--is known as the "triple point".
We contacted Carillion, which runs the Warm Front scheme for the Government, and they sent an engineer out that same day, who fixed the boiler.
To find out if you qualify, call a Warm Front advisor free on 0300 123 1234 (lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am-6pm and Saturdays from 9am-5pm) or visit the Warm Front website.
We were advised to apply for a grant from Warm Front, but even they say it could take a while to fit a new boiler."
Mr Ainsworth said: "It is disappointing to see such a massive drop in the number of eligible households receiving assistance with their heating and insulation through the Warm Front scheme.
The Energy Department said Warm Front was now "better targeted" at the vulnerable.
They could not afford to replace it themselves so turned to the Government's Warm Front scheme for help.
Mr Glendinning is urging the Government to end uncertainty over the future of Warm Front, which provides grants to those on benefits to improve the energy efficiency and heating provision in their homes.
Director Tanya Greenland said the firm had been waiting for the opportunity to bid for the Warm Front contract, a government-funded initiative in England to make homes more energy efficient.
Warm Front provides loft insulation, draught-proofing, cavity-wall insulation and hot-water tank insulation, energy-efficient light bulbs, gas, electric or oil central heating and glassfronted fires.
A warm front brought high temperatures to Eugene that tied the record for Sunday - but don't expect more of the same today or the rest of the week.