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sleet

noun [U] uk   us   /sliːt/
wet, partly melted falling snow: Driving snow and sleet brought more problems to the county's roads last night.
sleet
verb [I] uk   us  
It's sleeting.
sleety
adjective uk   /ˈsliː.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
sleety rain
Translations of “sleet”
in Arabic خَليط الثَّلج وَ المَطَر…
in Korean 진눈깨비…
in Malaysian hujan beku…
in French neige fondante…
in Turkish sulu sepken…
in Italian nevischio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨夾雪,凍雨, 霰, 霙…
in Russian дождь со снегом…
in Polish deszcz ze śniegiem…
in Vietnamese cơn mưa tuyết, mưa đá…
in Spanish aguanieve…
in Portuguese neve acompanhada de chuva, saraivada…
in Thai ฝนลูกเห็บ…
in German die Graupel…
in Catalan aiguaneu…
in Japanese みぞれ…
in Indonesian hujan es…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨夹雪,冻雨…
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