Definitions for sleetslit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sleetslit(n.)

  1. precipitation in the form of ice pellets created by the freezing of rain as it falls

    Category: Meteorology

    Ref: (disting. from hail 2 1 ).

  2. (v.i.)to send down sleet.

    Category: Meteorology

  3. to fall as or like sleet.

Origin of sleet:

1250–1300; (n.) ME slete; akin to MLG slote, OHG slōze hail

sleet′y(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleet(verb)

    partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)

  2. sleet(verb)

    precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow

    "If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sleet(noun)slit

    partly frozen rain

    a mix of sleet and snow; It was sleeting outside

Wiktionary

  1. sleet(Noun)

    Rain which freezes before reaching the ground.

  2. sleet(Noun)

    A mixture of rain and snow.

  3. sleet(Verb)

    To be in a state in which sleet is falling.

    I won't bother going out until it's stopped sleeting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleet(noun)

    the part of a mortar extending from the chamber to the trunnions

  2. Sleet(noun)

    hail or snow, mingled with rain, usually falling, or driven by the wind, in fine particles

  3. Sleet(verb)

    to snow or hail with a mixture of rain


Translations for sleet

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sleet(noun)

rain mixed with snow or hail

That isn't snow; – it's just sleet.

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