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freezing rain

noun
1.
rain that falls as a liquid but freezes into glaze upon contact with the ground.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • We were still newlyweds, walking the city in a constant freezing rain.
  • The combination of warm and cold air can produce snow, sleet, freezing rain and ordinary rain.

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