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sleet

sleet

 
pronunciation:
slit
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: freezing rain.
The roads were slippery because of the sleet, and visibility was poor too.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sleeted, sleeting, sleets
definition: to fall as freezing rain.
It's sleeting out there, so be careful.
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