sub-zero

[ suhb-zeer-oh ]
/ sʌbˈzɪər oʊ /

adjective

indicating or recording lower than zero on some scale, especially on the Fahrenheit scale: a week of sub-zero temperatures.
characterized by or appropriate for sub-zero temperatures: sub-zero climates; sub-zero clothing for the exploration.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute

Origin of sub-zero

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for subzero

British Dictionary definitions for subzero

subzero
/ (sʌbˈzɪərəʊ) /

adjective

(esp of temperature) lower or less than zero
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012