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frost US English

A deposit of small white ice crystals formed on the ground or other surfaces when the temperature falls below freezing

frost US Thesaurus

bushes covered with frost

Frost, Robert US English

(1874–1963), US poet, noted for his ironic tone and simple language; full name Robert Lee Frost. Much of his poetry reflects his ties to New England, including the collections North of Boston (1914) and New Hampshire (1923). He won Pulitzer Prizes in 1924, 1931, and 1937

black frost US English

A dry, nonvisible killing frost that turns vegetation black

frost-free US English

Free of a buildup of ice without defrosting

frost heave US English

The uplift of water-saturated soil or other surface deposits due to expansion on freezing

frost line US English

The maximum depth of ground below which the soil does not freeze in winter

frost stat US English

A thermostat used to turn on a heating system automatically when the ambient temperature drops below a set threshold

Jack Frost US English

A personification of frost

frost-covered US English

Having a layer of frost on the surface

frost flower US English

Any of a group of delicate clusters of ice crystals that form directly from water vapor, typically on the surface of sea ice

frost hollow US English

A valley bottom or other hollow which is prone to frost

glazed frost US English

A glassy coating of ice, typically caused by rain freezing on impact

ground frost US English

Frost formed on the surface of the ground or in the top layer of soil

frost-resistant US English

Not easily damaged by frost

hoarfrost US English

A grayish-white crystalline deposit of frozen water vapor formed in clear still weather on vegetation, fences, etc.

Kennan, George US English

(1904–2005) US writer and diplomat; full name George Frost Kennan. Considered the chief architect of the US containment policy against the Soviet Union, he held ambassadorships to the Soviet Union 1952 and to Yugoslavia 1961–63. He wrote Russia Leaves the War (1956), The Decision to Intervene (1958), Memoirs: 1925–1950 (1967), Memoirs: 1950–1963 (1972), and The Cloud of Danger (1977)

Robert Lee Frost in Frost, Robert US English

(1874–1963), US poet, noted for his ironic tone and simple language; full name Robert Lee Frost. Much of his poetry reflects his ties to New England, including the collections North of Boston (1914) and New Hampshire (1923). He won Pulitzer Prizes in 1924, 1931, and 1937

George Frost Kennan in Kennan, George US English

(1904–2005) US writer and diplomat; full name George Frost Kennan. Considered the chief architect of the US containment policy against the Soviet Union, he held ambassadorships to the Soviet Union 1952 and to Yugoslavia 1961–63. He wrote Russia Leaves the War (1956), The Decision to Intervene (1958), Memoirs: 1925–1950 (1967), Memoirs: 1950–1963 (1972), and The Cloud of Danger (1977)


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