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Definition of Frost

Frost

  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 freezing weather.
  3. Frozen dew; -- called also hoarfrost or white frost.
  4. Coldness or insensibility; severity or rigidity of character.
  5. To injure by frost; to freeze, as plants.
  6. To cover with hoarfrost; to produce a surface resembling frost upon, as upon cake, metals, or glass.
  7. To roughen or sharpen, as the nail heads or calks of horseshoes, so as to fit them for frosty weather.

Frost Quotations

All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.
J. R. R. Tolkien

I've been through the entire list of Polar problems. I knew it would be hard, but it's harder than I ever thought it would be. I've suffered from blisters, a high-altitude cough, frost nip, and I even managed to break a ski they told me was unbreakable.
Lewis Clarke

Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
Samuel Johnson

Robert Frost had always said you mustn't think of the last line first, or it's only a fake poem, not a real one. I'm inclined to agree.
Howard Nemerov

After I'd been in college for a couple years I'd read Shakespeare and Frost and Chaucer and the poets of the Harlem Renaissance. I'd come to appreciate how gorgeous the English language could be. But most fantasy novels didn't seem to make the effort.
Patrick Rothfuss
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Frost Translations

frost in Danish is frost
frost in Dutch is vorst
frost in German is Frost
frost in Italian is maturo, gelo
frost in Latin is gelu
frost in Norwegian is frost, rim
frost in Portuguese is geada
frost in Spanish is escarcha, cerco, helada
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