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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

frost

Uremic frost, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

frost

(frawst)
A deposit resembling that of frozen vapor or dew.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The phrase spoke of an "exhalation" from certain rivers, which "spread around like a hoar frost." Coleridge's version, a couplet in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," reads: "[The sun's] beams bemocked the sultry main / Like April hoar-frost spread." The echo is conjectural, but the repeated words "hoarfrost" and "spread" would seem to clinch the accuracy of Wolfe's discovery.
I actually saw some heads without hoarfrost, a pleasing contrast to the last time I paid a column's wages to sit in a hockey arena and listen to music.