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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

Back in 1983, the United States government approved the release of the first genetically modified organism. In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops.
Jeremy Rifkin

Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
Meriwether Lewis

I guess the best advice I ever got or anyone could get for doing a talk show, though it has not been easy very often, was from Jack Paar, who said, 'Kid, don't make it an interview. Interviews have clipboards, and you're like David Frost. Make it a conversation.'
Dick Cavett

The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
Charles Eastman
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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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