Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

1 To pass from the liquid to the solid state, known technically as undergoing a phase transition; the opposite of melt or fuse. Although it applies to any material, in meteorology it is nearly always restricted to the transformation of water into ice.

2 A period when the air temperature remains below 0 °C for at least two days.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.