Found 3 items, similar to frost.
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n 1: ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects
outside) [syn: hoar
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
v 1: decorate with frosting; “frost a cake”
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
(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.
2. The state or temperature of the air which occasions
congelation, or the freezing of water; severe cold or
The third bay comes a frost, a killing frost.
3. Frozen dew; -- called also hoarfrost
or white frost
He scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. --Ps.
4. Coldness or insensibility; severity or rigidity of
It was of those moments of intense feeling when the
frost of the Scottish people melts like a snow
wreath. --Sir W.
, cold so intense as to freeze vegetation and
cause it to turn black, without the formation of
(Physics), a philosophical instrument
illustrating the freezing of water in a vacuum; a
(Bot.), an American grape, with very small,
, a lamp placed below the oil tube of an Argand
lamp to keep the oil limpid on cold nights; -- used
especially in lighthouses. --Knight.
, a nail with a sharp head driven into a horse's
shoe to keep him from slipping.
, an appearance resembling smoke, caused by
congelation of vapor in the atmosphere in time of severe
The brig and the ice round her are covered by a
obscurity: it is the frost smoke of arctic winters.
, a valve to drain the portion of a pipe,
hydrant, pump, etc., where water would be liable to
, a popular personification of frost.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frosted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To injure by frost; to freeze, as plants.
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.
While with a hoary light she frosts the ground.
3. To roughen or sharpen, as the nail heads or calks of
horseshoes, so as to fit them for frosty weather.