American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The leading portion of a cold atmospheric air mass moving against and eventually replacing a warm air mass.
- n. the front of an advancing mass of colder air
“The National Weather Service predicted a cold front due in twenty-four hours with a seventy percent chance of rain below forty-one-hundred feet and snow at the higher elevations.”
“The fire had burned steadily but unremarkably until the cold front moved in over the Cascades.”
“A cold front rolls over a mountain range; a brother is burned to death; a man named Nims is knifed in the back; Frederick notices he may be falling in something — "love" for lack of a better word; Joshua Short, alleged arsonist, sets a fire that overruns a spike camp where his sister has been dispatched.”
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