frostwork

noun
frost·​work | \ ˈfrȯs(t)-ˌwərk How to pronounce frostwork (audio) \

Definition of frostwork

: the figures that moisture sometimes forms in freezing (as on a windowpane)

Examples of frostwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wind Cave National Park features delicate boxwork along its ceilings, along with frostwork and cave popcorn. Simon Peter Groebner, Star Tribune, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of frostwork

1648, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frostwork was in 1648

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“Frostwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frostwork. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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