The nights in winter are frosty and snow falls occasionally.
Carriage of sound on a still clear frosty morning, when the surface layers of air are decidedly colder than those above.
- Wheel out manure and composts during frosty weather; trench vacant ground not turned up roughly in autumn.
So-called " natural cement " has been used, except during frosty weather, when Portland cement was substituted on account of its more rapid setting.
All day it had been calm and frosty with occasional lightly falling snow and toward evening it began to clear.
It is necessary to be very careful in irrigating during frosty weather.
A cold north-west wind, with frosty nights and sunny days in alternation, tends to incite the flow, which is more abundant during the day than the night.
C. Grove, The Frosty Caucasus (London, 1875); G.
Here the spring is moist, with cold, frosty nights; the summer a succession of long foggy days; the autumn again moist.
The balmy weather of Thanksgiving Day had given way to a frosty day after.
By applying these early in the season, great benefit may be derived from retarding the blossom till the frosty nights of spring have passed.
Whereas in Tokyo the number of frosty nights during a year does not average much over 60, the corresponding number in Sapporo on the north-west of Yezo is 145.
Protect fig-trees, if the weather proves frosty, as soon as they have cast their leaves.
Fill the pits with pots of stocks, mignonette and hardy annuals for planting out in spring, along with many of the hardy sorts of greenhouse plants; the whole ought to be thoroughly ventilated, except in frosty weather.
Like our Scottish stags at the rutting season, they roar loudest in cold frosty nights; but on no occasions are their voices to be heard in such perfection, or so intensely powerful, as when two or three troops of strange lions approach a fountain to drink at the same time.
I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm.
He looked and recognizing in her both the old and the new Sonya, and being reminded by the smell of burnt cork of the sensation of her kiss, inhaled the frosty air with a full breast and, looking at the ground flying beneath him and at the sparkling sky, felt himself again in fairyland.
It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
Natasha began, and without replying to Sonya's words of comfort she got into bed, and long after her candle was out lay open-eyed and motionless, gazing at the moonlight through the frosty windowpanes.
The smallness of the pipes renders it liable to damage by frost, but this accident may be prevented by always keeping in frosty weather a small fire in the furnace.