What does sleet mean?

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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"

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

  4. Origin: [OE. sleet; akin to MHG. slz, slze hailstone, G. schlosse; of uncertain origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sleet

    slēt, n. rain mingled with snow or hail.—v.i. to hail or snow with rain mingled.—n. Sleet′iness.—adj. Sleet′y. [Scand., Norw. sletta, sleet.]

Anagrams for sleet »

  1. leets, steel, stele, teles

  2. Leets

  3. Steel

  4. Teles

How to pronounce sleet?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sleet in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleet in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sleet in a Sentence

  1. National Weather Service:

    Moderate to significant sleet and freezing rain could be possible across the southern states.

  2. Melvin Gidden:

    Sometimes it's stressful because of the heat, sometimes it's stressful because of the rain, but we're out there rain, sleet or snow. We've got to launch them all.

Images & Illustrations of sleet

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