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"sleet" in British English

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sleetnoun [U]

uk   us   /sliːt/
wet, ​partlymeltedfallingsnow: 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
(Definition of sleet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sleetnoun [U]

 us   /slit/
rain that is ​partlyfrozen: The ​snow and sleet made ​drivinghazardous.
(Definition of sleet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sleet”
in Korean 진눈깨비…
in Arabic خَليط الثَّلج وَ المَطَر…
in Malaysian hujan beku…
in French neige fondante…
in Russian дождь со снегом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨夾雪,凍雨, 霰, 霙…
in Italian nevischio…
in Turkish sulu sepken…
in Polish deszcz ze śniegiem…
in Spanish aguanieve…
in Vietnamese cơn mưa tuyết, mưa đá…
in Portuguese neve acompanhada de chuva, saraivada…
in Thai ฝนลูกเห็บ…
in German die Graupel…
in Catalan aiguaneu…
in Japanese みぞれ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨夹雪,冻雨…
in Indonesian hujan es…
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