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frost-free

[frawst-free, -free, frost-]
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  1. (of a refrigerator or other cooling appliance) not requiring defrosting; remaining free of ice buildup.
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Origin of frost-free

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Historical Examples

  • The length of the frost-free season has an important bearing upon the production of nuts after the trees are matured.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943

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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.

  • 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

  • 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