- cold frame
- cold frame ► NOUN ▪ a frame with a glass top in which small plants are grown and protected.
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cold|frame — cold frame, or cold|frame «KOHLD FRAYM», noun. a frame with a top of glass, plastic, burlap, or the like, and no artificial heat, used out of doors to protect young or tender plants from the cold … Useful english dictionary
cold frame — cold frames N COUNT A cold frame is a wooden frame with a glass top in which you grow small plants to protect them from cold weather … English dictionary
cold frame — n BrE a box like structure with sides and a top made of glass or clear plastic, used for keeping young plants warm as they start to grow … Dictionary of contemporary English
cold frame — cold ,frame noun count a large box with glass sides that you keep young plants in before you plant them outside … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cold frame — cold′ frame n. a boxlike structure, usu. faced with glass, placed over a flower bed to protect plants, esp. seedlings • Etymology: 1850–55 … From formal English to slang
cold frame — n. an unheated, boxlike, glass covered structure for protecting young plants outdoors … English World dictionary
Cold frame — A traditional home made cold frame In agriculture and gardening, a cold frame is a transparent roofed enclosure, built low to the ground, used to protect plants from cold weather. The transparent top admits sunlight and prevents heat escape via… … Wikipedia
cold frame — noun protective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑protective covering, ↑protective cover, ↑protection * * * noun : an outdoor shallow rectangular frame … Useful english dictionary
cold frame — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cold frame : singular cold frame plural cold frames a large box with glass sides that you keep young plants in before you plant them outside … English dictionary
cold frame — (Horticulture) unheated board frame covered with glass or plastic used to protect plants and seedlings from cold … English contemporary dictionary