Sleet vs Frozenrain - What's the difference?

sleet | frozenrain |

sleet

English

Noun

(-)
  • (chiefly, UK, Ireland) A mixture of rain and snow.
  • Rain which freezes before reaching the ground.
  • (firearms) Part of a mortar extending from the chamber to the trunnions.
  • Synonyms

    * ice pellets * slush

    See also

    * snow * freezing rain * graupel

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (impersonal, of the weather) To be in a state in which sleet is falling.
  • I won't bother going out until it's stopped sleeting .

    Usage notes

    References

    * AMS Glossary of Meteorology

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    frozenrain

    Not English

    Frozenrain has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'frozenrain':

    foreknown, foreshown, freshwoman, freshwomen, foreshewn