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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mixture of falling rain and snow.

Usage examples (35)
  • When it is very cold, the rain will turn to sleet.
  • If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet
  • The clouds are low and solid, and the blowing sleet is almost horizontal.
  • A warmer temperature had thawed off the thin sleet, and the pavements were drying. for more
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