Freezing Precipitation

Science / Weather / Freezing Precipitation: Precipitation that is liquid, but freezes upon impact with a solid surface, such as the ground or other exposed surfaces.

Other Words for Freezing

Freezing Noun Synonyms: frigid, icy, arctic, frosty, boreal, hyperboreal, numbing, Siberian, polar, glacial, ice-cold, wintry, bone-chilling, bitter, biting, bitter(ly) cold, perishing, cold, chill, tooth-chattering, chilled to the bone, frozen, shivering, frore
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Other Words for Precipitation

Precipitation Adjective Synonyms: showers, drizzle, downpour, rain, rainfall, snow, snowfall, hail, sleet
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Frozen Precipitation

Science / Weather / Frozen Precipitation: Precipitation that reaches the ground in a frozen state. Examples include snow, snow pellets, snow grains, ice crystals, ice pellets, and hail. MORE

Mixed Precipitation

Science / Weather / Mixed Precipitation: Any of the following combinations of freezing and frozen precipitation: snow and sleet, snow and freezing rain, or sleet alone. Rain may also be present. MORE

Precipitation

Science / Biology / Precipitation: The part of the hydrologic cycle in which the water vapor in the atmosphere falls to Earth as rain or snow. MORE

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF)

Science / Weather / Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF): A forecast of rainfall, snowfall or liquid equivalent of snowfall. MORE

Freezing The Puck

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Freezing The Puck: When a player pushes the puck against the boards so that it can't be played. The goaltender can also freeze the puck in the goal crease by covering it up. MORE

Freezing Rain

Science / Weather / Freezing Rain: Rain that falls as liquid and freezes upon impact to form a coating of glaze on the colder ground or other exposed surfaces. It is reported as 'FZRA' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

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