degrees of frost

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degrees of frost

[di′grēz əv ′frȯst]
(meteorology)
In England, the number of degrees Fahrenheit that the temperature falls below the freezing point; thus a day with a minimum temperature of 27°F may be designated as a day of five degrees of frost.
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We are now anticipating some degree of frost tonight - which weren't a couple of days ago - of about minus 1C or 2C.
Lettuce, cabbage, kale, spinach, onions, broccoli, radishes and beets also share a high degree of frost resistance.
The British Horseracing Board confirmed the switch and in a statement said: ``The Arena Leisure Executive continue to be concerned about the degree of frost that has penetrated the fibresand at Wolverhampton and cannot be totally confident that the track will be fit for racing on Fr i d ay.
If you have a standard with a lovely long stem, just one degree of frost will cause the stem to be frozen and next year you'll end up with a mass of shoots commonly known as a bush.