cold front

noun

Definition of cold front

  1. :  an advancing edge of a cold air mass

Examples of cold front in a Sentence

  1. A cold front will move in tomorrow, bringing with it clear skies.

1921

First Known Use of cold front

1921


COLD FRONT Defined for English Language Learners

cold front

noun

Definition of cold front for English Language Learners

  • : the front edge of a moving mass of cold air


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