frostbite


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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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Frostbite usually occurs in the fingers, toes, hands, nose and feet.
Frostbite happens when cold air freezes the nerves, blood vessels, and other cells in your skin for a short time.
Wind chill or rapid movement through cold air (skiing, snowmobiling, and the like) can create a freezing effect on exposed skin, and the result is frostbite.
"I got frostbite during that trip," recalls the Pacific Bell technician who was introduced to climbing when his wife gave him a lesson as a gift.
I thought I'd get frostbite on my feet if anywhere, but there was no chance wearing these.
Wind chill information was seen as a public health tool that would help reduce frostbite, hypothermia and other effects of exposure.
Frostbite happens when the nerves, blood vessels, and other cells in your skin freeze for a short time.
During the next week, the area of injury blistered and sloughed, identical to second-degree frostbite. The finger eventually healed with residual minor increased cold sensitivity.
"We help our clients develop a unified, concise image that ties together in all of their advertising, from marketing videos to brochures and annual reports," says John Arsenault, owner of Frostbite Productions.
But these winter pleasures can quickly turn into winter pain when frostbite strikes.
Vancouver, WA, April 06, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Barking Rain Press, a non-profit fiction publisher, announced the paperback and eBook release of the noir thriller "Frostbite" by New Hampshire author J.E.