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English noun: sleet

1. sleet (phenomenon) partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)

Broader (hypernym)downfall, precipitation

English verb: sleet

1. sleet (weather) precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow

SamplesIf the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet.

ExamplesIt was sleeting all day long

Pattern of useIt is ----ing

Broader (hypernym)come down, fall, precipitate

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