Definition of “cold frame” - English Dictionary

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“cold frame” in British English

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cold framenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkəʊld ˌfreɪm/ us /ˈkoʊld ˌfreɪm/

Examples from literature

  • After growth has started, place them in cold frames. 
  • I later planted them in a cold frame in peat and practically every one of those walnut trees grew. 
  • In winter keep them in a cold frame, and as dry as possible. 
  • Place the seedlings in a cold frame and let them have plenty of air. 
  • Watch for plant lice on lettuce in cold frames. 

(Definition of “cold frame” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)