Meaning of FROST in English

FROST

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ hard , heavy , killing ( AmE ), severe ( BrE ), sharp ( BrE )

▪ white

▪ hoar

▪ light

▪ early , late

The young plants all died in the late ~.

▪ first , last

▪ spring , winter , etc.

▪ ground ( BrE )

a heavy ground ~

▪ night ( BrE )

… OF FROST

▪ touch ( esp. BrE )

There was just a touch of ~ in the air.

▪ degree ( BrE )

There were ten degrees of ~ last night.

VERB + FROST

▪ be covered in , be covered with

The windows were covered in ~.

FROST + NOUN

▪ damage

▪ date ( AmE )

▪ line ( AmE )

FROST + VERB

▪ arrive , come , set in ( esp. BrE )

The winter ~s have arrived.

▪ melt

The car was wet with melting ~.

PHRASES

▪ a danger of ~ ( esp. AmE ), a risk of ~ ( esp. BrE )

II.

verb

Frost is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ cake

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