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frost

 [frost]
a deposit resembling frozen dew or vapor.
urea frost the appearance on the skin of salt crystals left by evaporation of the sweat in urhidrosis.

frost

(frost),
A deposit resembling that of frozen vapor or dew.

Frost

(frost),
Albert D., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1889-1945. See: Frost suture.

Frost

(frost),
Wade H., U.S. epidemiologist, 1880-1938. See: Reed-Frost model.

Frost

(frost),
William A., English ophthalmologist, 1853-1935.

frost

(frost)
1. frozen dew or vapor.
2. a deposit resembling this.

urea frost  the appearance on the skin of salt crystals left by evaporation of the sweat in urhidrosis.

frost

Uremic frost, see there.

frost

(frawst)
A deposit resembling that of frozen vapor or dew.

frost

1. a deposit of frozen dew.
2. a deposit resembling frozen dew or vapor.

frost (1) studs
large-headed horseshoe nails that protrude below the horseshoe, or special studs fitted to the shoe itself, that give better grip on the ice. Called also calks, calkins, cogs.
urea frost (2)
the appearance on the skin of salt crystals left by evaporation of the sweat in urhidrosis.
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So it was left to a Bedworth chap I know who frostily declared: "Nuneaton is called Treacle Town 'cos they're all thick and slimy o'er there, just like treacle".
They're in a tea-chest next to the sofa," she pointed out frostily before walking away.
It frostily points out that they need a licence if they want to serve alcohol.
There are ingenious planning, unexpected hitches, some twists, some surprises, a frostily polite confrontation between Danny, Tess and Benedict in the casino restaurant and a script brimful of snappyrepartee plus a couple of in-jokes and cameos referencing the original films.
Reading a newspaper will be quite sufficient, thank you very much," I told him frostily.
When she tried to explain herself Gethin cut in and frostily told her to "forget it".
You know, it's funny that you would ask that, because I don't think that's a concern at all really," she says, frostily.
She frostily replied that the hotel didn't approve of guests having alcohol their rooms.
But while Penn is often very good and Bancroft's venomous snob is a delight, any credits have to be balanced against sitting through Derek Jacobi outrageously hamming it up as an effete English queen, a frostily unengaging Scott Thomas, and some utterly crass dialogue before a ludicrous and poorly handled melodramatic climax that verges on the risible.
I pointed out frostily that hanging someone for stealing a sheep was totally wrong.
Frustrated, Blair repeatedly phones Balmoral begging the Queen to come back and hold a public funeral, a request to which she frostily replies: "This is a family funeral, not a fairground attraction.
But soon after she waltzes into the room and frostily declares, "Right, let's just get on with this," it's obvious 22-year-old Amy Nuttall's favourite hobby is.