Translation of hoarfrost in Spanish:

hoarfrost

escarcha, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɔrˌfrɔst//ˈhɔːfrɒst/

noun

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    escarcha feminine
    • He opens his feature on the shoreline of the savage Barents Sea as a group of 30 men trudge up a snow-covered dune, eyebrows laced with hoar frost.
    • Their prospects shall melt away as the hoar frost melteth before the burning rays of the rising sun.
    • There was a thick hoar frost on the planks of the bench.
    • To his amazement, they would ‘take a bath every morning even when the hoar frost was flying thick in the air.’
    • Willow groves coated in hoar frost sparkle like jewels in the winter sunshine.
    • They have a long flowering season and if you leave them on through winter, the dead flowerheads look beautiful with a covering of hoar frost.
    • It is actually dew if it forms at temperatures above freezing, but if it forms below freezing it is hoar frost.
    • In December, when the chill had really taken hold there were a few days of spectacular hoar frost.
    • The trees, covered in the thick hoar frost of morning, reached their leafless branches up, like hands stretching towards the heavens.
    • And if you want a casing made out of etiolated Saskatchewan hoar frost you can probably get that too.
    • This would have resulted in more melt or hoar frost layers (cloudy bands), which is one of the variables used for annual layer determinations.
    • The sun rises in a sky of liquid gold which as it touches the fields and hedges causes the hoar frost to gleam and sparkle.
    • Manchester weathermen said a hoar frost may have been responsible for Metrolink's problems.
    • And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.
    • Seely states that surface hoar frost forms only during the summer due to sunshine and fog.