permafrost

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

perma- +‎ frost

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permafrost (countable and uncountable, plural permafrosts)

  1. Permanently frozen ground, or a specific layer thereof.
    • 2003, Johannes C. Nonner, Introduction to Hydrogeology, →ISBN, page 157,
      Nevertheless, the water molecule is present, as ice, in a solid form in frozen soils or permafrosts, which cover large regions characterised by a polar climate.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English permafrost.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛr.maːˌfrɔst/
  • Hyphenation: per‧ma‧frost

NounEdit

permafrost m (uncountable)

  1. permafrost

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

perma- +‎ frost.

NounEdit

permafrost m (plural permafrosts)

  1. permafrost

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English permafrost

NounEdit

permafrost m (definite singular permafrosten, uncountable)

  1. permafrost

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English permafrost

NounEdit

permafrost m (definite singular permafrosten, uncountable)

  1. permafrost

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

permafrost m (uncountable)

  1. (geology) permafrost (permanently frozen ground)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English permafrost.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peɾmafˈɾost/, [peɾ.mafˈɾost̪]

NounEdit

permafrost m (uncountable)

  1. (geology) permafrost
    Synonyms: permagel, permacongelamiento