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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

Uremic frost, see there.

frost

(frawst)
A deposit resembling that of frozen vapor or dew.
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Different approaches were used to assess the effect of cold spell on mortality, but all the effect estimates could be converted to mortality rate ratios.
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A dry cold spell has prevailed throughout much of the first two months of this year, hurting cereals plants and damaged 78 percent of 18,000 hectares covered by sugar cane, Ouayach said.
The current cold spell may help but RHS fruit experts suggest that a colder and longer spell of weeks is needed to ensure that growth and flowering development is held back.
Summary: JEDDAH: Most parts of the Kingdom will be under the grip of a five-day cold spell from Friday evening to Tuesday with likely snowfall on the Loz Mountain in Tabuk province, according to a posting from the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) Wednesday.
The impact of these two changes could bring a cold spell to Europe.
But while conservationists at the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) feared the trend would continue this month, the latest figures suggest barn owls which made it through the cold spell have been able to find food again.
If you ask us, Sarasota's official mascot should be the lizard; even last winter's record-breaking cold spell didn't seem to make a dent in the local population, which scurries around our yards--and often inside our homes as well.
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