warm front

noun
|Updated on: 31 Jul 2018

Definition of warm front

: an advancing edge of a warm air mass

Examples of warm front in a Sentence

  1. An approaching warm front often means that rain is coming.

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First Known Use of warm front

1921

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


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