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cold frame

noun [C] uk   us  
a glass or plastic box, with a top which can be left open, into which young plants are put for a short time, especially in order to help them grow faster or to protect them from cold weather
Translations of “cold frame”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用來保護秧苗的)冷床,陽畦…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用来保护秧苗的)冷床,阴畦…
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