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cold wave

noun as in cold front

noun as in cold snap

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The recent cold wave and storm in Texas have placed considerable focus on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, the nonprofit corporation that manages the flow of electricity to more than 26 million Texans.

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Record cold wave in much of the nation added misery to commercial airline travel.

As the boat sped back toward the lights of Manhattan, a large cold wave washed over the side and soaked us all.

The very cold wave passed, leaving the sentence: better dream of being plain friends.

A cold wave swept down my spine, and a sort of emptiness came to the pit of my stomach.

All fears of a thaw on the heels of this unprecedented cold wave were put to flight next morning.

The minimum temperature had fallen to −21.8, as though a cold wave were passing over the country.

A severe cold wave still further and seriously handicapped the harvest gathering of the colonists.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cold wave, such as: cold snap, cold spell, cold sector, polar front, snap, and squall line.

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