English - Vietnamese Dictionary
frost /frɔst/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- làm chết cóng (vì sương giá) (cây, mùa màng...)
- phủ sương giá
- frosted window-panes: những ô kính cửa sổ phủ sương giá
- rắc đường lên
- to frost a cake: rắc đường lên cái bánh
- làm (mặt gương) lấm tấm (như có phủ sương giá)
- đóng đinh (vào sắt móng ngựa để chống trượt)
frosts|frosted|frostingfrɔst /frɒstAdvanced English Dictionary
+ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
+weather cold enough to cause freezing
+the formation of frost or ice on a surface
+United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)
+decorate with frosting
+provide with a rough or speckled surface or appearance
+cover with frost
+damage by frost
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, C] a weather condition in which the temperature drops below 0?C (= FREEZING POINT) so that a thin white layer of ice forms on the ground and other surfaces, especially at night: It will be a clear night with some ground frost. + a sharp / hard / severe frost + There were ten degrees of frost (= the temperature dropped to -10?C) last night. + frost damage
2 [U] the thin white layer of ice that forms when the temperature drops below 0?C: The car windows were covered with frost.
See also - HOAR FROST
1 ~ (sth) (over / up) to cover sth or to become covered with a thin white layer of ice: [VN] The mirror was frosted up. + [V] The windows had frosted over.
2 [VN] (especially AmE) to cover a cake with ICING/FROSTING
1 weather condition
bitter, great, hard, heavy, severe, sharp | light | early, first, late
The young plants all died in the late frost.
| autumn, spring, winter | ground
a heavy ground frost
There was just a touch of frost in the air.
There were ten degrees of frost last night.
FROST + VERB
The winter frosts have set in up north.
| nip at sth
The sharp frost nipped at our noses.
2 very thin layer of little pieces of ice
VERB + FROST
be covered in/with
The windows were covered in frost.
VERB + FROST
The car was wet with melting frost.
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