Definitions for Frostbiteˈfrɔstˌbaɪt, ˈfrɒst-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

frost•biteˈfrɔstˌbaɪt, ˈfrɒst-(n.; v.)-bit, -bit•ten, -bit•ing.

  1. (n.)injury to any part of the body after excessive exposure to extreme cold.

    Category: Pathology

  2. (v.t.)to injure by frost or extreme cold.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of frostbite:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frostbite, cryopathy(noun)

    destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene

Wiktionary

  1. frostbite(Noun)

    The freezing, or effect of a freezing, of some part of the body.

  2. frostbite(Verb)

    To expose to the effect of frost, or a frosty air; to blight or nip with frost.

  3. frostbite(Verb)

    To engage in winter sailboating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frostbite(noun)

    the freezing, or effect of a freezing, of some part of the body, as the ears or nose

  2. Frostbite(verb)

    to expose to the effect of frost, or a frosty air; to blight or nip with frost

Freebase

  1. Frostbite

    Frostbite is the medical condition where localized damage is caused to skin and other tissues due to freezing. Frostbite is most likely to happen in body parts farthest from the heart and those with large exposed areas. The initial stages of frostbite are sometimes called "frost nip".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Frostbite

    Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures.


Translations for Frostbite

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

frostbite(noun)

injury caused to the body by very great cold

He was suffering from frostbite in his feet.

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