Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cold frame”

See all translations

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…
(Definition of cold frame from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cold frame?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “cold frame”

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More