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frost-free

[frawst-free, -free, frost-] /ˈfrɔstˈfri, -ˌfri, ˈfrɒst-/
adjective
1.
(of a refrigerator or other cooling appliance) not requiring defrosting; remaining free of ice buildup.
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  • Begonias must be stored in sand or cocoanut-fibre in shallow boxes, and kept in a frost-free place through the winter.

    The Children's Book of Gardening Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  • The number of frost-free days per year ranges from 198 to 206.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The length of the frost-free season has an important bearing upon the production of nuts after the trees are matured.

  • There are 180 to 215 frost-free days in the year, and summers are hot.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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