hoarfrost hoarfrost


  • (n) ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)



  1. Heavy hoarfrost formed each night; and in the morning the dead in the streets glittered.
  2. All of them see white patches at the planet's poles, which they accept as thin layers of ice or hoarfrost.
  3. Suddenly they wake up one morning to find sunlight sparkling off the hoarfrost and a silvery net of ice crystals on the puddles in the driveway.


  1. Soccer: Franklin girls maul Stoughton

    Taylor Cogliano and Bailey Knous potted two goals each as the Franklin girls (3-0, 2-0 HL) upended Hockomock League rival Stoughton, 11-0.
    on September 12, 2013     Source: The Framingham Tab

  2. Many State Exchanges Unprepared For Launch, As October 1 Open Date Looms

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, uses proprietary data and expert analysis to offer a unique evaluation of each state's health insurance exchange. State Exchanges, whether state- or...
    on September 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Health Insurance Exchanges Drive Industry Dynamic Similar To Early Days Of Smartphones

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, leverages proprietary research and expert analysis to achieve insights in U.S. healthcare that help companies make the best decisions. As State Health...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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