frost
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frost(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (frozen dew)
a. la escarcha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I looked out the window and saw that there was a thin layer of frost covering the grass.Miré por la ventana y vi que había una pequeña capa de escarcha cubriendo la grama.
We always make sure to put our plants in the greenhouse to protect them from the frost.Siempre nos aseguramos de meter nuestras plantas al invernadero para protegerlas de la escarcha.
2. (weather)
a. la helada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We were worried that the frost would wipe out all our crops this year.Nos preocupaba que la helada acabara con toda la cosecha este año.
3. (below freezing point) (United Kingdom)
a. bajo cero
Wear a scarf today. The temperature is going to reach ten degrees of frost.Ponte una bufanda hoy. La temperatura va a alcanzar diez grados bajo cero.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. escarchar
Nina frosted the cookies with cream cheese frosting.Nina escarchó las galletas con glaseado de queso crema.
b. bañar
Make sure that the cake is fully cooled before you frost it.Asegúrate de que el pastel esté frío antes de bañarlo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to freeze; often used with "up")
a. cubrirse de escarcha
Washing your car's windows with salt and water can keep them from frosting up.Lavar las ventanas del coche con agua y sal pueden evitar que se cubran de escarcha.
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frost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la escarcha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
there was a frostcayó una helada
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frost [frɒst]
noun
(substance) escarcha (f); (weather) helada (f)
four degrees of frost (Britain) cuatro grados bajo cero
transitive verb
1
the grass was frosted over el césped apareció cubierto de escarcha
2 especially (US) (Cookery) escarchar
intransitive verb
to frost over or up cubrirse de escarcha; escarcharse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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frost over
cubrirse de escarcha
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