Translation of "frost" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] uk us /frɒst/ US  /frɑːst/

(a period of time in which there is) an air temperature below the freezing point of water, or the white, powdery layer of ice which forms in these conditions, especially outside at night

There was a frost last night. 昨天晚上下霜了。
When I woke up this morning the ground was covered with frost. 我今天早晨醒来的时候地面上覆盖了一层霜。
There were a lot of hard/heavy (= severe) frosts that winter. 那年冬天多次出现严重的霜冻。

(Translation of “frost noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)