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Definition of 'sleet'

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The rain may turn into sleet or snow in northern hills. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some sleet and rain showers in the south. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Snow and sleet continued across western and northeast areas last night. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most areas will have the same mix of sunshine and scattered sleet or snow showers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The driving rain was almost sleet, the wind was fierce and the ground sodden. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Other areas look drier, although patchy rain or sleet is likely in the far southwest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are predicting cold temperatures, with the chance of sleet and maybe snow on the mountains. The Sun (2012)More snow, sleet and rain is forecast for much of the country this week. The Sun (2008)The visibility was surprisingly good, given the spray from the sea and the sleet showers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cloudy, further spells of sleet or snow in central and northern areas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cloudy with some rain, sleet or snow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Any more rain, sleet and snow. The Sun (2007)Expect a mix of rain, sleet and hill snow at first with more of a snow risk from midweek. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Snow and sleet stormed down. Alexander Masters STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)The rain turns to sleet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many parts of the country are expected to be hit by wintry storms with sleet, ice and frost forecast from tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since Friday it has turned colder, with bitter northerly winds feeding in sleet and snow showers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The big freeze is set to carry on this week with more cold, snow, sleet and ice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Forecasters also warned of a return to heavy rain and cooler temperatures with a wintry mix of sleet, hail and snow set to hit early next week. The Sun (2015)Two hours up, above the tree line, it was hard to catch breath in the biting wind and sleet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Forecasters said that the blizzards would return to the South tomorrow, with sleet and snow continuing at least until the end of the week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)SNOW is set to hit some areas again - with sleet and icy showers lashing the rest of the country, it was warned yesterday. The Sun (2009)

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Translations for 'sleet'

British English: sleet /sliːt/ NOUN
Sleet is rain that is partly frozen.
Today we expect rain, sleet, and snow.
  • American English: sleet
  • Arabic: مَطَرٌ مُتَجَمِّد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: chuva com neve ou granizo
  • Chinese: 冻雨
  • Croatian: susnježica
  • Czech: plískanice
  • Danish: slud
  • Dutch: natte sneeuw
  • European Spanish: aguanieve
  • Finnish: räntä
  • French: grésil
  • German: Schneeregen
  • Greek: χιονόνερο
  • Italian: nevischio
  • Japanese: みぞれ
  • Korean: 진눈깨비
  • Norwegian: sludd
  • Polish: deszcz ze śniegiem
  • European Portuguese: chuva com neve ou granizo
  • Romanian: lapoviță
  • Russian: дождь со снегом
  • Latin American Spanish: aguanieve
  • Swedish: snöslask
  • Thai: ฝนที่ปนหิมะตกลงปกคลุมพื้นดินหรือต้นไม้
  • Turkish: sulu kar
  • Ukrainian: сніг з дощем
  • Vietnamese: mưa tuyết
British English: sleet /sliːt/ VERB
When partly melted snow or hail, or partly frozen rain, falls from the clouds, you can say that it is sleeting.
  • American English: sleet
  • Arabic: تَـمْطُرُ مَطّراً مُتَجَمِّداً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: chover granizo
  • Chinese: 下冻雨
  • Croatian: padati (susnježica)
  • Czech: padat déšť se sněhem
  • Danish: sne og regne
  • Dutch: sneeuwen, hagelen en regenen tegelijk
  • European Spanish: caer aguanieve
  • Finnish: sataa räntää
  • French: grésiller
  • German: graupeln
  • Greek: ρίχνει χιονόνερο
  • Italian: nevischiare
  • Japanese: みぞれが降る
  • Korean: 진눈깨비가 내리다
  • Norwegian: sludde
  • Polish: paść deszcz ze śniegiem
  • European Portuguese: chover granizo
  • Romanian: a lapovița
  • Russian: идти (о дожде со снегом)
  • Latin American Spanish: caer aguanieve
  • Swedish: det är snöblandat regn
  • Thai: ตกเป็นลูกเห็บ
  • Turkish: sulu sepken yağmak
  • Ukrainian: йти (про мокрий сніг)
  • Vietnamese: mưa tuyết

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Definition of sleet from the Collins English Dictionary
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