words for winter
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As you’ve probably noticed, words related to ” term ” are listed above. Hopefully the generated list of term related words above suit your needs.
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Joyous means happy or jubilant. It is a synonym of joyful.
Hoarfrost is just ordinary frost, but it’s called hoarfrost because of its appearance as it coats leaves and grass. Hoary means gray or white with age. Here’s a quote from Jane Hamilton’s A Map of the World.
Psychrophilic was not coined in order for you to describe someone who prefers that the temperature of your home or office be freezing; this prickly looking adjective is generally used to refer to bacteria or similar organisms. In the event that you choose to use it in a figurative manner there’s no one who can stop you. An organism (or roommate) that thrives in a low temperature is a psychrophile (not to be confused with thermophiles, which do well in hot temperatures, or mesophiles, which do well in moderate ones).
This word provides us with evidence that even if you come up with a really great word, and tell all of your friends that they should start using it, there is a very small chance that it will catch on. Apricity appears to have entered our language in 1623, when Henry Cockeram recorded (or possibly invented) it for his dictionary The English Dictionary; or, An Interpreter of Hard English Words. Despite the fact that it is a delightful word for a delightful thing it never quite caught on, and will not be found in any modern dictionary aside from the Oxford English Dictionary.
The distinction between névé and true glacier ice is plainly manifest in the Sierra Nevada glaciers, not only when viewing them from a distance, but also while traversing their surfaces.
—Israel Cook Russell, Existing Glaciers of the United States, 1885
Definition: the partially compacted granular snow that forms the surface part of the upper end of a glacier; broadly : a field of granular snow
Take your boots off outside if they’re muddy.
The Sledge (U.K)/Sled (U.S) ran smoothly over the frozen snow.
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This word might not come in handy if you’re a city mouse, but if you are a mountain-dweller, you’ll want to have névé in your vocabulary. The term means “granular snow accumulated on high mountains and subsequently compacted into glacial ice” or “a field of such snow.”
This adjective means “of or characteristic to winter” and comes from the Latin bruma meaning “winter.” Brumal shares roots with the word brume meaning “mist” or “fog.”
When all the snow slides off a roof after it begins to thaw, that’s a shurl.
If sea-legs are a person’s ability to walk safely around a ship at sea, then ice-legs are the wintertime equivalent: It’s the ability to walk or skate on ice without falling over.
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