HyperDic: frost

English > 8 senses of the word frost / Frost:
NOUNsubstancefrost, hoar, hoarfrost, rimeice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
phenomenonfrost, freezeweather cold enough to cause freezing / freezing
processfrost, icingthe formation of frost or ice on a surface
person Frost, Robert Frost, Robert Lee FrostUnited States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)
VERBcontactfrost, icedecorate with frosting
contactfrostprovide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance
contactfrostcover with frost
changefrostdamage by frost
frost / Frost > pronunciation
Soundsfrao'st
Rhymesaccost ... Pentecost: 12 rhymes with aost...
English > frost: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside).
Synonymshoar, hoarfrost, rime
Broaderice, water icewater frozen / frozen in the solid state
Spanishescarcha, helada, hoar
Catalangebre, gelada, glaçada, hoar
Adjectivesfrostycovered with frost
Verbsfrostcover with frost
English > frost: 8 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningweather cold enough to cause freezing / freezing.
Synonymfreeze
Broadercold weatherA period of unusually cold weather
Spanishhelada
Catalangelada, glaçada
Adjectivesfrostypleasantly cold and invigorating
Verbsfrostdamage by frost
English > frost: 8 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningThe formation of frost or ice on a surface.
Synonymicing
Broaderfreeze, freezingThe withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid / liquid to a solid
Spanishescarcha, helada, rosada
Catalangebrada, gebre, gelada, glaçada
Adjectivesfrostycovered with frost
Verbsfrostcover with frost
English > Frost: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963).
SynonymsRobert Frost, Robert Lee Frost
Instance ofpoetA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
SpanishRobert Frost, Robert Lee Frost
CatalanRobert Frost
AdjectivesFrostianof or relating to or in the manner of Robert Frost
English > frost: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdecorate with frosting.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"frost a cake"
Synonymice
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishadornar con escarcha, alcorzar, escarchar
Nounsfrostinga flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
English > frost: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningProvide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "frost the glass"
  • "she frosts her hair"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
English > frost: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCover with frost.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"ice crystals frosted the glass"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounsfrostthe formation of frost or ice on a surface
frostice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
English > frost: 8 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningDamage by frost.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown"
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishescarcharse, escarchar
Nounsfrostweather cold enough to cause freezing / freezing

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