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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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Bochenski Hoarfrost was a 15-year-old sophomore at Sheldon - her family lived at 298 Vernal St.
I read books about the architecture of hoarfrost, studied large atlases about the desires of flowering plants, small volumes of debates about the metallurgy of dead languages, dusty scrolls about the genetics of the east wind, ambiguous tracts on the theosophy of spruces, the cosmology of pain.
With no letup in the cold, the cave ice hasn't experienced the usual thaw-and-freeze cycle, so nature's artistry is even more delicate and beautiful, with needle-like hoarfrost crystals sprinkled across sheets that dangle from cave ceilings like giant chandeliers.
It's a quaint little hill station where temperatures drop to 3 degrees or less in winter and hoarfrost covers the ground.
Always beside chaperone, dainty ewe, fleece gleaming hoarfrost,
These beautiful structures are formed not from sea water, but from atmospheric moisture that deposits on a newly-forming sea ice surface, similar to the hoarfrost often seen on windows and windshields.
A hoarfrost had settled on the hills, making for picture-postcard scenery as we wandered down to the hotel for a filling breakfast to set ourselves up for the day.
They adorned the hedgerows and trees, clambering through twigs and branches and twinkling magically In the hoarfrost in the low rays of the morning sun.
In the hoarfrost along the river valley, they twinkled magically in the low rays of the morning sun.
The entire mountain tourist resort was at various times during the three day holiday embraced with a magnificent thin hoarfrost covering and later by a thick layer of gleaming white snow.
TAA Roosevelt: night patrol with live ammo, hoarfrost furring tents, everyday the generator kicks on at 0530, that first cup of instant coffee .
While hoarfrost is attractive outside in nature, it is known as rime in refrigeration devices and is unwanted as it decreases the performance of the unit," explains Hirayama.