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frost·bite

 (frôst′bīt′, frŏst′-)
n.
Injury or destruction of skin and underlying tissue, most often that of the nose, ears, fingers, or toes, resulting from prolonged exposure to freezing or subfreezing temperatures.
tr.v. frost·bit (-bĭt′), frost·bit·ten (-bĭt′n), frost·bit·ing, frost·bites
To injure or damage by freezing.

frostbitten

(ˈfrɒstˌbɪtən)
adj
(Pathology) of or affected with frostbite
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frostbitten - injured by freezing or partial freezing; "frostbitten fingers"; "frostbitten grapes unsalable as fresh fruit"
frozen - turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook"
Translations
مُتَقَرِّح القَدَمَين بِسَبَب البَرد
omrzlý
have fået forfrysninger
megfagyott
kalinn
omrznutý

frostbitten

[ˈfrɒstˌbɪtn] ADJcongelado

frostbitten

[ˈfrɒstbɪtən] adjgelé(e)

frostbitten

[ˈfrɒstˌbɪtn] adjcongelato/a

frost

(frost) noun
1. frozen dew, vapour etc. The ground was covered with frost this morning.
2. the coldness of weather needed to form ice. There'll be (a) frost tomorrow.
verb
(often with over or up).
1. to become covered with frost. The windscreen of my car frosted up last night.
2. (American) to cover a cake with frosting.
frosting noun
(American) icing.
ˈfrosty adjective
1. covered with frost. the frosty countryside.
2. of behaviour, very unfriendly. a frosty manner.
ˈfrostily adverb
frostbite noun
injury caused to the body by very great cold. He was suffering from frostbite in his feet.
ˈfrostbitten adjective
References in classic literature ?
November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year," said Margaret, standing at the window one dull afternoon, looking out at the frostbitten garden.
Meg sighed, and turned to the frostbitten garden again.
The poor little fellow, with his frostbitten fingers and his terror of the snow--his wailing voice rang in Jurgis's ears, as he lay there in the darkness, until the sweat started on his forehead.
Deep in the chimney-corner, like a witch in a dark cavern, sat a little old woman, mending one of the two pairs of stockings wherewith Peter Goldthwaite kept his toes from being frostbitten.
One morning, when the night previous had been unusually cold, I asked those of the students in the chapel who thought that they had been frostbitten during the night to raise their hands.
Never rub frostbitten skin or submerge your hands or feet directly into hot water--use warm water or a warm washcloth instead.
Since the storms hit more than 380 people have been rescued –more than 200 of whom are foreigners RELIEF Israeli frostbitten hand frostbitten hand Among the Britons missing last night was Peter Roddis, 26, from Hove, Sussex.