Frost hollow

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frost hollow

A local bowl-shaped region or depression in the surface in which, in suitable conditions, cold air accumulates during the night as the result of cold air drainage called katabatic wind.

Such regions are subject to a greater incidence of frost, and to more severe frosts, than are the surrounding areas of nonconcave shape.
See frost pocket.