|1.||a soft icing based on sugar and egg whites|
|2.||Also called: icing a sugar preparation, variously flavoured and coloured, for coating and decorating cakes, biscuits, etc|
|3.||a rough or matt finish on glass, silver, etc|
|4.||slang the practice of stealing a car while the owner has left it idling to defrost the windows and heat the engine|
A deposit of minute ice crystals formed when water vapor condenses at a temperature below freezing.
|frost (frôst) Pronunciation Key
A deposit of tiny, white ice crystals on a surface. Frost forms through sublimation, when water vapor in the air condenses at a temperature below freezing. It gets its white color from tiny air bubbles trapped in the ice crystals. See more at dew point.
frosting on the cake
see icing on the cake.