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FROST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Frost mean? 

FROST (noun)
  The noun FROST has 4 senses:

1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
2. weather cold enough to cause freezing
3. the formation of frost or ice on a surface
4. United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

  Familiarity information: FROST used as a noun is uncommon.


FROST (verb)
  The verb FROST has 4 senses:

1. decorate with frosting
2. provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance
3. cover with frost
4. damage by frost

  Familiarity information: FROST used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FROST (noun)


Sense 1frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

rime; hoarfrost; hoar; frost

Hypernyms ("frost" is a kind of...):

ice; water ice (water frozen in the solid state)


Sense 2frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Weather cold enough to cause freezing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

freeze; frost

Hypernyms ("frost" is a kind of...):

cold weather (a period of unusually cold weather)


Sense 3frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The formation of frost or ice on a surface

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

icing; frost

Hypernyms ("frost" is a kind of...):

freeze; freezing (the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid)


Sense 4Frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Robert Frost; Robert Lee Frost; Frost

Instance hypernyms:

poet (a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry))


FROST (verb)


Sense 1frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Decorate with frosting

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

frost; ice

Context example:

frost a cake

Hypernyms (to "frost" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Domain category:

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context examples:

frost the glass / she frosts her hair

Hypernyms (to "frost" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cover with frost

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

ice crystals frosted the glass

Hypernyms (to "frost" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 4frost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Damage by frost

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown

Hypernyms (to "frost" is one way to...):

damage (inflict damage upon)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


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