subfreezing

adjective
sub·​freez·​ing | \ ˈsəb-ˈfrē-ziŋ How to pronounce subfreezing (audio) \

Definition of subfreezing

: being or marked by temperature below the freezing point (as of water) subfreezing weather

Examples of subfreezing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But even in that mode, the rover must balance battery conservation against subfreezing temperatures. Niraj Chokshi, New York Times, 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of subfreezing

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Subfreezing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subfreezing. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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