permafrost

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English[edit]

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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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

perma- +‎ frost.

Noun[edit]

permafrost m (plural permafrosts)

  1. permafrost

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English permafrost

Noun[edit]

permafrost m (definite singular permafrosten, uncountable)

  1. permafrost

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English permafrost

Noun[edit]

permafrost m (definite singular permafrosten, uncountable)

  1. permafrost

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

permafrost m (uncountable)

  1. (geology) permafrost (permanently frozen ground)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English permafrost.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /permafˈɾosd/, [permafˈɾozð]

Noun[edit]

permafrost m (uncountable)

  1. (geology) permafrost

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