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frost-free

[ frawst-free, -free, frost- ]
/ ˈfrɔstˈfri, -ˌfri, ˈfrɒst- /
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adjective

(of a refrigerator or other cooling appliance) not requiring defrosting; remaining free of ice buildup.

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Origin of frost-free

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for frost-free

  • 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|Various
  • 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
  • Begonias must be stored in sand or cocoanut-fibre in shallow boxes, and kept in a frost-free place through the winter.