Hoar frost or soft rime on a cold winter day in Lower Saxony, Germany. Frost is
the coating or deposit of ice that may form in humid air in cold conditions, usually
Oct 20, 2015 ... Hoarfrost and fall foliage on Oct. 19, 2015 near Corning, New York. (Photo credit:
Colleen Hart/The Weather Channel Facebook page) ...
Hoar Frost. Under clear frosty nights in winter soft ice crystals might form on
vegetation or any object that has been chilled below freezing point by radiation ...
Mar 22, 2016 ... Deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to the free air, such as grass blades,
tree branches, or leaves. It is formed by direct condensation of ...
But sometimes the frost grains grow larger and are called hoarfrost crystals. Good
hoarfrost is not that uncommon if you watch for it. Hoarfrost grows whenever ...
Jan 21, 2009 ... Of course, they got the caption wrong both times - hoar frost comes from neither
ice nor snow precipitation - it is ice crystals (frost) deposited on ...
A white coating of ice crystals formed by sublimation of atmospheric water vapor
on a surface. Also called white frost. American Heritage® Dictionary of the ...
All the grass and ground vegetation was white with hoarfrost. In Pastures Green
Peter McArthur. He fancied there would be hoarfrost on the trees in the morning.
<the hoarfrost formed a delicate swirly pattern on the window>. 14th Century.
First Known Use of hoarfrost. 14th century. Related to hoarfrost. Synonyms.
Jan 2, 2013 ... The challenge with hoar frost is that, in order for it to form, there has to be some
seriously humid air around. And, as our chapped lips and ...