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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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and turned to a press handler and asked frostily, "Oh, am I supposed to do interviews?
They are said to be carrying last-minute concessions in order to achieve an "honorable peace," hut their mission has been greeted frostily in Downing Street.
I'll pretend you never said that," said Penelope, frostily retaining her dignity after a rant from the Pub Column which DCI Gene Hunt from Ashes to Ashes would have been proud of.
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THE news that Graeme Souness is the new Newcastle manager has been greeted somewhat frostily on Tyneside.
Had he lived, Mann would, you feel, behind that frostily formal demeanour have smiled ironically that many find media presentation is the only tolerable way to explore his rich and multi-faceted world with its distinguished prose, which today's society probably finds too long-winded to tackle.
We have no plans to implement these proposals," they announced frostily.
First of all New South Wales coach Steve Rixon gave him what-for rather frostily for batting on too long and setting the state side a ridiculous target.
After Swiss star Hingis won 6-2, 6-3 in Melbourne, the unseeded French player shook her hand frostily and neither barely looked at the other.
Narayan's afterword to Harrex's collection, which states frostily that "the Raj concept seems to be just childish nonsense, indicating a glamorised, romanticised period piece, somewhat phoney" ("After the Raj," Raj Nostalgia, Syd Harrex et al, eds.
Our snow blowers are made to operate on concrete," he frostily informed me.