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frost

noun [U]  us   /frɔst/

frost noun [U] (WHITE LAYER)

earth science water in the air that freezes when it touches a cold surface and forms a white, powdery layer: There was frost on the grass in the early morning. An early frost killed some of my tomatoes.

frost

verb  us   /frɔst/

frost verb (COVER CAKE)

[T] (also ice) to cover a cake with a thin layer of sugar mixed with a liquid

frost verb (COVER WITH ICE)

[I/T] to cover or become covered with a white, powdery layer of ice : [I] The windshield frosted up overnight.
Translations of “frost”
in Arabic صَقيع…
in Korean 서리…
in Malaysian embun beku, dingin beku…
in French givre, gel(ée)…
in Turkish don, kırağı, ayaz…
in Italian gelo, gelata, brina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霜期, 冰凍天氣, 霜…
in Russian иней, мороз…
in Polish szron, mróz…
in Vietnamese sự đông giá, sương giá…
in Spanish escarcha, helada…
in Portuguese geada…
in Thai น้ำค้างแข็ง, อากาศหนาวจัด…
in German der Frost…
in Catalan glaçada, gebre…
in Japanese 霜…
in Indonesian embun beku, hawa dingin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 霜期, 冰冻天气, 霜…
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