frost


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hoarfrost

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ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

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weather cold enough to cause freezing

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the formation of frost or ice on a surface

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United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

decorate with frosting

provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance

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cover with frost

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damage by frost

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References in classic literature ?
Frosts will soon set in, and in all probability with severity.
Scrooge seized the ruler with such energy of action, that the singer fled in terror, leaving the keyhole to the fog and even more congenial frost.
It was a dry cold night, and the wind blew keenly, and the frost was white and hard.
But I beg and pray of you to leave off weaving of a Sunday, for it's bad for soul and body--and the money as comes i' that way 'ull be a bad bed to lie down on at the last, if it doesn't fly away, nobody knows where, like the white frost.
But he shall not succeed,' cried he of the little hat, 'I will make a frost come which shall make the fire ashamed and die out
So it was always Winter there, and the North Wind, and the Hail, and the Frost, and the Snow danced about through the trees.
They lined up against the long bar, in places two or three deep, stamping the frost from their moccasined feet, for outside the temperature was sixty below.
And he accepted it as the way of life, as he accepted the daylight and the dark, the bite of the frost on bleak and windy station platforms, the mysterious land of Otherwhere that he knew in dreams and song, the equally mysterious Nothingness into which had vanished Meringe Plantation and ships and oceans and men and Steward.
There was a hint in it of laughter, but of a laughter more terrible than any sadness--a laughter that was mirthless as the smile of the sphinx, a laughter cold as the frost and partaking of the grimness of infallibility.
Not many days later, winter set in again with renewed frost and cold.
In taking down the body the men disturbed the loose, friable earth of the slope below it, disclosing human bones already nearly uncovered by the action of water and frost.
The rest of his face was protected by a thick beard, golden-brown under its coating of frost.
A bright fire was glowing in the old-fashioned Waterloo stove and blue-white frost crystals were shining on the windowpanes.
It is very cold,--fifteen degrees of frost Reaumur, but perfectly delicious, still, bright weather, and one feels jolly and energetic and amiably disposed towards everybody.
They had therefore no sooner finished their tea than Sophia proposed to set out, the moon then shining extremely bright, and as for the frost she defied it; nor had she any of those apprehensions which many young ladies would have felt at travelling by night; for she had, as we have before observed, some little degree of natural courage; and this, her present sensations, which bordered somewhat on despair, greatly encreased.