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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.

frostbite

(ˈfrɒstˌbaɪt)
n
1. (Pathology) destruction of tissues, esp those of the fingers, ears, toes, and nose, by freezing, characterized by tingling, blister formation, and gangrene
2. (Nautical Terms) NZ a type of small sailing dinghy

frost•bite

(ˈfrɔstˌbaɪt, ˈfrɒst-)

n., v. -bit, -bit•ten, -bit•ing. n.
1. injury to any part of the body after excessive exposure to extreme cold.
v.t.
2. to injure by frost or extreme cold.
[1605–15]

frost·bite

(frôst′bīt′)
Damage to a part of the body as a result of exposure to freezing temperatures. It is caused by a loss of blood supply and the formation of ice crystals in the affected body part.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frostbite - destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrenefrostbite - destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
immersion foot, trench foot - resembling frostbite but without freezing; resulting from exposure to cold and wet
Translations
تَقَرُّح القَدَمَين بِسَبَب البَرد
omrzlina
forfrysning
pakkasenpuremapaleltua
fagyás
kal
omrzlina
soğuk çalması/vurması

frostbite

[ˈfrɒstbaɪt] Ncongelación f

frostbite

[ˈfrɒstbaɪt] ngelures fpl

frostbite

[ˈfrɒstˌbaɪt] ncongelamento

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

frost·bite

n. quemadura por frío.

frostbite

n congelación f, daño a los tejidos producido por exposición al frío
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