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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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Nora goes into a frenzy preparing for a party no one knows she's having, while Luther is put in charge of the decorating, which amounts to borrowing a tree from a neighbor and trying to mount Frosty on his roof single-handedly - a stunt in this Chris Columbus script that evokes bad memories of the ``Home Alone'' movies.
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Birmingham had a welcome clear morning, but the temperature failed to reach more than a frosty 8C (46F) at midday yesterday, bringing crisp conditions for walkers out to enjoy the clear morning.
Frosty (TM) has been one of America's favorite sweet treats-and customers have scooped it up with spoons, straws, even French fries.
Forecasters have said Christmas Day should see a dry, clear, and very frosty start.
And as Phil Hunter and Sam Nixon investigate, they realise that this particular father-son relationship has been frosty for some time.
An event which started with an old washing basket, which was decorated and converted into Frosty the Snowman, has now flourished into a popular festive fund-raiser in the Weddington area of Nuneaton.
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After wins at Kempton and Warwick, Frosty Canyon showed improvement in a competitive handicap at Sandown last time.
THE current cold snap bit really hard when Frosty the Snowman met the African lions at Blair Drummond Safari Park yesterday.