Associations to the word «Frost»


FROST, noun. A cover of minute ice crystals on objects that are exposed to the air. Frost is formed by the same process as dew, except that the temperature of the frosted object is below freezing.
FROST, noun. The cold weather that causes these ice crystals to form.
FROST, noun. (figurative) Coldness or insensibility; severity or rigidity of character.
FROST, noun. (obsolete) The act of freezing; the congelation of water or other liquid.
FROST, verb. To get covered with frost.
FROST, verb. To coat something (e.g. a cake) with icing to resemble frost.
FROST, verb. To anger or annoy.
FROST, proper noun. A surname​.
FROST GRAPE, noun. Vitis vulpina
FROST GRAPE, noun. Vitis riparia
FROST HEAVE, noun. A raising of the level of the ground due to the freezing of moist soil
FROST HEAVING, noun. An upwards swelling of soil during freezing conditions caused by an increasing presence of ice as it grows towards the surface, upwards from the depth in the soil where freezing temperatures have penetrated into the soil.
FROST LAMP, noun. (historical) A lamp placed below the oil tube of an Argand lamp to keep the oil limpid on cold nights; used especially in lighthouses.
FROST LINE, noun. The depth to which the water present in the soil is expected to freeze in winter.
FROST LINE, noun. The depth to which the water present in the soil is actually frozen in a given place at a given point in time.
FROST LINE, noun. (astronomy) In a solar system, the distance from the protosun beyond which hydrogen-containing gas compounds freeze.
FROST QUAKE, noun. Synonym of cryoseism.
FROST QUAKES, noun. Plural of frost quake
FROST SMOKE, noun. An appearance resembling smoke, caused by congelation of vapor in the atmosphere in times of severe cold.
FROST UP, verb. (intransitive) to become frosty

Dictionary definition

FROST, noun. Ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside).
FROST, noun. Weather cold enough to cause freezing.
FROST, noun. The formation of frost or ice on a surface.
FROST, noun. United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963).
FROST, verb. Decorate with frosting; "frost a cake".
FROST, verb. Provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance; "frost the glass"; "she frosts her hair".
FROST, verb. Cover with frost; "ice crystals frosted the glass".
FROST, verb. Damage by frost; "The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown".

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