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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Frost (0.01055 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Frost.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: frost beku
English → English (WordNet) Definition: frost frost n 1: ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside) [syn: hoar, hoarfrost, rime] 2: weather cold enough to cause freezing [syn: freeze] 3: the formation of frost or ice on a surface [syn: icing] 4: United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963) [syn: Robert Frost, Robert Lee Frost ] frost v 1: decorate with frosting; “frost a cake” [syn: ice] 2: provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance; “frost the glass”; “she frosts her hair” 3: cover with frost; “ice crystals frosted the glass” 4: damage by frost; “The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and athey turned brown”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Frost Frost \Frost\ (fr[o^]st; 115), n. [OE. frost, forst, AS. forst, frost. fr. fre['o]san to freeze; akin to D. varst, G., OHG., Icel., Dan., & Sw. frost. [root]18. See Freeze, v. i.] 1. The act of freezing; -- applied chiefly to the congelation of water; congelation of fluids. [1913 Webster] 2. The state or temperature of the air which occasions congelation, or the freezing of water; severe cold or freezing weather. [1913 Webster] The third bay comes a frost, a killing frost. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Frozen dew; -- called also hoarfrost or white frost. [1913 Webster] He scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. --Ps. cxlvii. 16. [1913 Webster] 4. Coldness or insensibility; severity or rigidity of character. [R.] [1913 Webster] It was of those moments of intense feeling when the frost of the Scottish people melts like a snow wreath. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Black frost, cold so intense as to freeze vegetation and cause it to turn black, without the formation of hoarfrost. Frost bearer (Physics), a philosophical instrument illustrating the freezing of water in a vacuum; a cryophorus. Frost grape (Bot.), an American grape, with very small, acid berries. Frost lamp, a lamp placed below the oil tube of an Argand lamp to keep the oil limpid on cold nights; -- used especially in lighthouses. --Knight. Frost nail, a nail with a sharp head driven into a horse's shoe to keep him from slipping. Frost smoke, an appearance resembling smoke, caused by congelation of vapor in the atmosphere in time of severe cold. [1913 Webster] The brig and the ice round her are covered by a strange black obscurity: it is the frost smoke of arctic winters. --Kane. Frost valve, a valve to drain the portion of a pipe, hydrant, pump, etc., where water would be liable to freeze. Jack Frost, a popular personification of frost. [1913 Webster] Frost \Frost\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Frosting.] 1. To injure by frost; to freeze, as plants. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with hoarfrost; to produce a surface resembling frost upon, as upon cake, metals, or glass; as, glass may be frosted by exposure to hydrofluoric acid. [1913 Webster] While with a hoary light she frosts the ground. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 3. To roughen or sharpen, as the nail heads or calks of horseshoes, so as to fit them for frosty weather. [1913 Webster]

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