- n. a period of unusually cold weather
“This happened about Christmas; and during the cold weather at that time, he was confined in the cane-house, with a scanty portion of clothing, and without fire.”
“It had cold weather and snow for much of the year; when he could play baseball, Fisk played in sandlots and cow pastures.”
“I felt sorry for all those bandsmen who had come to Washington from the fifty states and were deprived by cold weather of a chance to participate in the inaugural parade, so that afternoon Nancy and I helicoptered to a big arena in Maryland where thousands of disappointed paraders from all over the nation were gathered in their uniforms and regalia.”
“Ibrahim denied this, but a year before the attacks, he had been searched by British authorities on his way to Pakistan and was found to be carrying camping equipment, cold weather gear, three thousand pounds in cash, and pages from a first-aid manual about how to treat ballistic injuries, suggesting that he was not embarking on a conventional vacation.”
“Colonel Munford was sent with Wickham's brigade to the counties of Hardy and Pendleton, to procure forage for his horses, and, cold weather having now set in so as to prevent material operations in the field, the three divisions of the 2nd corps were sent, in succession, to General Lee, -- Wharton's division, the cavalry, and most of the artillery being retained with me.”
“The cold weather is gone now, but it has left irreparable ravages, my poor geranium and the heliotropes look quite dead, though I hope they will put forth fresh leaves in the spring.”
“It was now the latter part of the year 1809; and as the cold weather approached, Mrs. Melbourn, who had been gradually sinking, in consequence of a melancholy which followed the death of her son, and which could not be overcome, was attacked with a cough of a character evidently indicating that her lungs were affected.”
“Mrs. Hawthorne solved the problem on her return to Lenox, and it was decided to remove to West Newton when cold weather came.”
“Cuthbert, the eighth-century abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow, writes to a correspondent telling him he had not been able to send all Bede's works which were required, because the cold weather of the preceding winter had paralysed the scribes 'hands.”
“Meanwhile, senior executives at Morton Thiokol also refused to accept responsibility for over-ruling their own engineers in giving the go-ahead for a launch in near freezing weather, maintaining that the evidence concerning the dangers posed by the O-ring seals in cold weather was not conclusive whereas the O-ring seals were in fact dangerous in any weather and the O-ring problem was just the tip of the iceberg.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘cold weather’.
An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
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