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frostbite

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verb frost·bite \ˈfrȯs(t)-ˌbīt\

Definition of frostbite

frostbit

play \-ˌbit\

frostbitten

play \-ˌbi-tən\

frostbiting

play \-ˌbī-tiŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to affect or injure by frost or frostbite



1593

First Known Use of frostbite

1593


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frostbite

noun frost·bite

Simple Definition of frostbite

  • : a condition in which part of your body (such as your fingers or toes) freezes or almost freezes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of frostbite

  1. :  the superficial or deep freezing of the tissues of some part of the body (as the feet or hands); also :  the damage to tissues caused by freezing — compare frostnip

Examples of frostbite in a sentence

  1. He wore gloves to prevent frostbite.



1813

First Known Use of frostbite

1813


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frostbite

adjective frost·bite

Definition of frostbite

  1. :  done in cold weather <frostbite sailing>; also :  of or relating to cold-weather sailing <frostbite sailors>



1941

First Known Use of frostbite

1941

Rhymes with frostbite

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FROSTBITE Defined for Kids

frostbite

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noun frost·bite \ˈfrȯst-ˌbīt\

Definition of frostbite for Students

  1. :  slight freezing of a part of the body (as the feet or hands) or the damage to body tissues caused by such freezing




Medical Dictionary

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frostbite

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transitive verb frost·bite \ˈfrȯs(t)-ˌbīt\

Medical Definition of frostbite

frostbit

\-ˌbit\play ;

frostbitten

\-ˌbit-ən\play ;

frostbiting

\-ˌbīt-iŋ\play
  1. :  to affect or injure by frost or frostbite




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frostbite

noun frost·bite

Medical Definition of frostbite

  1. :  the superficial or deep freezing of the tissues of some part of the body (as the feet or hands); also :  the damage to tissues caused by freezing





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