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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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While he went hitless in his first 17 at-bats against Texas, he perked up the past two games with the homer, two doubles and two walks and noted he's ``too good of a hitter'' for his cold spell to continue.
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Weather forecasters are warning retailers to be prepared for a sudden cold spell mid-December that could trigger shoppers to start stocking up for Christmas early.
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Japan will provide some 13 million yen worth of emergency relief goods such as tents, blankets and plastic sheets to Peru, which has been hit by a severe cold spell, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.