AskDefine | Define sleet

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sleet n : partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow) v : precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow; "If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet"

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Noun

  1. Partly frozen rain falling as precipitation.

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Verb

  1. Said of the weather when sleet is falling.
    I won't bother going out until it's stopped sleeting.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • /slet/

Noun

sleet (uncountable)

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Sleet may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Dry Ice, berg, calf, cryosphere, firn, floe, frazil, frost, frozen water, glaciation, glacier, glacieret, glaze, glazed frost, granular snow, ground ice, growler, hail, ice, ice banner, ice barrier, ice belt, ice cave, ice cubes, ice dike, ice field, ice floe, ice foot, ice front, ice island, ice needle, ice over, ice pack, ice pinnacle, ice raft, ice sheet, ice up, iceberg, icefall, icequake, icicle, jokul, lolly, neve, nieve penitente, pack ice, serac, shelf ice, slob, sludge, snow, snow ice, snow in, snow under, snowberg
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