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English noun: frost

1. frost (substance) ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)


Synonymshoar, hoarfrost, rime


Broader (hypernym)ice, water ice

2. frost (phenomenon) weather cold enough to cause freezing


Synonymsfreeze


Broader (hypernym)cold weather

3. frost (process) the formation of frost or ice on a surface


Synonymsicing


Broader (hypernym)freeze, freezing

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


SynonymsRobert Frost, Robert Lee Frost


Instance hypernympoet


English verb: frost

1. frost (contact) decorate with frosting


SamplesFrost a cake.


Synonymsice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. frost (contact) provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance


SamplesFrost the glass.
She frosts her hair.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

3. frost (contact) cover with frost


SamplesIce crystals frosted the glass.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

4. frost (change) damage by frost


SamplesThe icy precipitation frosted the flowers and they turned brown.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage









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