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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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Beauty, then, is in allowing a thing to fulfill its potential: infusing the cardboard ghost with hoarfrost or a rosary bead with sunlight.
Among the oddities reported are snow, hoarfrost, vanishing craterlets and light streaks, gray or black areas of vegetation, and shadowy masses of moving animals.
The steam from my mouth, instead of salvaging my window to the world, turns into white matter that covers the last sight of vein-ribbed hoarfrost, growing in ever-thicker, glaciated layers.
The easiest method used by operational staff of power systems was visual observation of the changes of color in contact junctions, steaming of contact junctions during rain, absence of hoarfrost during the first colds.
Often their frozen hair rattles, when shaken, with hanging icicles And their white beards gleam in the sunshine with the hoarfrost that covers it.
The dry, cold wind was blowing tirelessly over the bare hills and deserted fields which were covered with the first hoarfrost.
An austerely stylized documentary in which six devout Catholics pray in front of the cameras, Ulrich Seidl's "Jesus, You Know" is visually glorious and sometimes moving, but comes coated with a thick hoarfrost of irony.
Just south of the Yukon border at Kilometre 765 on the Alaska Highway, lush vegetation in the province's only "Tropical Valley" is cloaked in hoarfrost and snow throughout winter.
Theodore Rousseau's burning winter sunrise over the Qise, its darkness torch-streaked with carmine and gold, sets off a chain-shot of diamantine flames in the hoarfrost on the stony riverbank.
He added : "I think the new snow had drifted with the easterly wind on top of hoarfrost and that must have made for an unstable surface.