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Meaning of SLEET

Pronunciation:  sleet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
  2. [v]  precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow; "If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet"
 

SLEET is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: come down, downfall, fall, precipitate, precipitation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sleet\, n. (Gun.)
    The part of a mortar extending from the chamber to the
    trunnions.
    
    
  2. \Sleet\, n. [OE. sleet; akin to MHG. sl?z, sl?ze
    hailstone, G. schlosse; of uncertain origin.]
    Hail or snow, mingled with rain, usually falling, or driven
    by the wind, in fine particles.
    
    
  3. \Sleet\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sleeted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sleeting}.]
    To snow or hail with a mixture of rain.
    
    
 

 

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