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frost

 (frôst, frŏst)
n.
1.
a. A deposit of minute ice crystals formed when water vapor condenses at a temperature below freezing.
b. A period of weather when such deposits form.
2. A cold manner or period of disaffection: a frost in diplomatic relations.
v. frost·ed, frost·ing, frosts
v.tr.
1. To cover with frost.
2. To damage or kill by frost.
3. To cover (glass, for example) with a roughened or speckled decorative surface.
4. To cover or decorate with icing: frost a cake.
5. To bleach or lighten the color of (hair) with dye so that some but not all strands are changed in color.
6. Slang To anger or upset: What really frosted me about the incident was the fact that you lied.
v.intr.
To become covered with frost: The windshield frosted up overnight.

[Middle English, from Old English; see preus- in Indo-European roots.]

frosted

(ˈfrɒstɪd)
adj
1. covered or injured by frost
2. (Cookery) covered with icing, as a cake
3. (Ceramics) (of glass, etc) having a surface roughened, as if covered with frost, to prevent clear vision through it
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frosted - (of glass) having a roughened coating resembling frost; "frosted glass"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
Translations

frosted

[ˈfrɒstɪd]
A. ADJ (esp US) [cake] → escarchado
B. CPD frosted glass Nvidrio m or cristal m esmerilado

frosted

[ˈfrɒstɪd] adj (mainly US) [cake] → glacé(e)frosted glass n (for window)verre m dépoli

frosted

adj
(= frost-covered) grass, trees, roofsvon Raureif bedeckt; windows, windscreenvereist
(fig) eye shadow, nail varnish, lipstickmetallisch
(esp US: = iced) → mit Zuckerguss überzogen, glasiert; (= sugared) fruitmit Zucker bestreut

frosted

[ˈfrɒstɪd] adj (glass) → smerigliato/a (esp Am) (cake) → glassato/a
References in classic literature ?
Let us scrape the ice from our frosted feet, and see what sort of a place this Spouter may be.
If people cannot be assured of graves, I fear they will no longer die, and the best interests of civilisation will wither like a frosted leaf.
Their eyelashes were frosted white, as were their muzzles, and they had all the seeming of decrepit old age, what of the frost-rime and exhaustion.