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Headword: Πάχνη
Adler number: pi,831
Translated headword: hoar-frost
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
When moisture which has been drawn up by the sun from out of land or sea happens not to evaporate, but is cooled down, it is called hoar-frost.
Greek Original:
Πάχνη: ἐπειδὰν ἐκ γῆς ἢ ἐκ θαλάττης ἀνενεχθεῖσα ὑγρασία ὑφ' ἡλίου μὴ κατεργασθῇ, καταψυχθῇ δέ, πάχνη καλεῖται.
Note:
A Stoic definition from Diogenes Laertius 7.153.
Keywords: definition; geography; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 October 2001@04:45:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 May 2004@01:33:48.
David Whitehead (minor changes to tr) on 11 May 2004@04:04:29.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2011@09:16:15.

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