Definition of Cold front

1. Noun. The front of an advancing mass of colder air.

Exact synonyms: Polar Front
Generic synonyms: Front
Specialized synonyms: Squall Line

Definition of Cold front

1. Noun. (context: meteorology) A cold front is the leading edge of an advancing mass of cold air. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cold Front

cold cuts
cold dark matter
cold deck
cold decked
cold decking
cold decks
cold duck
cold erythema
cold feet
cold finger
cold fingers
cold fishes
cold frame
cold frames
cold front (current term)
cold fronts
cold fusion
cold gangrene
cold haemagglutinin disease
cold haemolysin
cold hands, warm heart
cold in the head
cold injury
cold insoluble globulin
cold light
cold meat
cold meats
cold medicine

Literary usage of Cold front

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Book Auction Recordsby Frank Karslake by Frank Karslake (1906)
"Manners and Customs of the Cossacks, cold. front, in an ornamental border by G. Cruikshank, nd, 1813 Maine, £8 S. May ю Costa (Caesar) Variarum ..."

2. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"The cold front continued southward into central Saudi A rabia and weakened. High pressure intensified behind the front. Rain fell along the front in ..."

3. Weather by Rose/Graf (2002)
"Weather Symbols Types of Front) cold front: where a mass of cold air is replacing a ... Occluded Front: forms where a cold front overtakes a warm front. ..."

4. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Depending on the magnitude of the porosity of the soil, moisture may be transferred upward from ground- water to the cold front by way of various moisture ..."

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