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 Meanings and Examples of FROST
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frost
 n.  ice crystal; weather cold enough to cause freezing; provide with a rough surface or appearance
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  The stormy weather was followed by sleet and snow, and then by a hard frost which did not break till well into February.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
2  They glared as if they were exposed to a frost that nipped them and fixed them all at the same level.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
3  It was a fine dry night; frost in the air; the streets as clean as a ballroom floor; the lamps, unshaken, by any wind, drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
4  It was a fine, clear, January day, wet under foot where the frost had melted, but cloudless overhead; and the Regent's Park was full of winter chirrupings and sweet with spring odours.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
5  But the sun itself, however beneficent, generally, was less kind to Coketown than hard frost, and rarely looked intently into any of its closer regions without engendering more death than life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
6  Round the near horizon went the haze, opalescent with frost and smoke, and on the top lay the small blue sky; so that it was like being inside an enclosure, always inside.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  The sheep coughed in the rough, sere grass of the park, where frost lay bluish in the sockets of the tufts.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  Now it was pale shrimp-colour, with a bluish-white hoar of frost.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  In the wood everything was motionless, the old leaves on the ground keeping the frost on their underside.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  It had been a frosty morning, to be sure, a sharp frost, which hardly one woman in a thousand could stand the test of.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 15
11  The air was charged with silence and frost.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
12  I seated myself in his armchair and warmed my hands before his crackling fire, for a sharp frost had set in, and the windows were thick with the ice crystals.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
13  The goose we retained until this morning, when there were signs that, in spite of the slight frost, it would be well that it should be eaten without unnecessary delay.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
14  I knew that none had fallen since the evening before, and also that there had been a strong frost to preserve impressions.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
15  I tried here and tried there, but there were lots of other chaps on the same lay as myself, and it was a perfect frost for a long time.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  They must hunger in frost that will not work in heat.
2  It will be a clear night with some ground frost.
3  The grass was covered with frost in the early morning.
4  Examine all those planted the previous autumn and winter to see that the soil has not been loosened by frost.
5  The young plants all died in the late frost.
6  In the phrase 'a hard frost', 'hard' is a collocation of 'frost' and 'strong' would not sound natural.
7  These plants are particularly susceptible to frost.
8  Look, the frost has made a beautiful pattern on the window.
9  The frost made a lacy pattern on the bushes.
10  Citrus growers were cautioned to protect the fruit from frost.
11  His wordy and empty speech was a frost.
12  The nuts must be planted in ground that does not heave in the spring time when the frost goes out.
13  That reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
14  That reservoir of frost and snow, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
15  What would really frost me about the incident is the fact that you want to hide.