Definition of frostwork in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrôstwərk/

Entry from US English dictionary


Attractive patterns made by frost on a window or other surface.
Example sentences
  • The central dome is some fifty feet in height, and passing to the right the guide seats the party in such a position that the frost work on the wall can be seen to advantage.
  • At the sides of this room are windows of the costliest glass, being cut to imitate the finest frostwork patterns, but all in white.
  • Among other works, she has created a glass piece known as "Water and Ice" - a multi-part work of art that evokes associations with water and ice in the form of slowly running water, glass bearing frostwork patterns, and black granite, all key elements in the Swedish landscape.

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Syllabification: frost·work

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