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frost

frost

 
 
pronunciation:
frawst [or] frast
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of freezing.
definition 2: the condition produced when the air temperature falls below the freezing point of water, or the coldness sufficient to produce this condition.
There will be a frost tonight.
definition 3: a light, white covering of dew or water vapor frozen into ice crystals.
definition 4: indifference or coldness in behavior or attitude.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: frosted, frosting, frosts
definition 1: to produce a covering of frost or a frostlike substance on.
definition 2: to apply frosting to a cake, pastry, or the like; ice.
definition 3: to damage or kill by frost.
The orange trees were frosted last night.
definition 4: (informal) to annoy or anger.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to develop or acquire a covering of or like frost.
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derivations: frostless (adj.), frostlike (adj.)
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