Frosting

  • 1 Frosting — may refer to: * Icing, the sweet glaze used in confectionery * Frosting, a form of vehicle theft * froSTed, a pop punk band …

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  • 2 Frosting — Frost ing, n. 1. A composition of sugar and beaten egg, used to cover or ornament cake, pudding, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A lusterless finish of metal or glass; the process of producing such a finish. [1913 Webster] 3. the lightened color on part… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 frosting — 1610s as an action; 1756 as a substance; meaning cake icing is from 1858; from prp. of FROST (Cf. frost) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 frosting — [n] icing covering, glaze, spread, sugar coating, topping; concepts 457,460,461 …

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  • 5 frosting — ► NOUN 1) N. Amer. icing. 2) a roughened matt finish on otherwise shiny material …

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  • 6 frosting — [frôs′tiŋ] n. 1. a mixture variously of sugar, butter, flavoring, water or other liquid, egg whites, etc. for covering a cake or pastries; icing 2. a dull, frostlike finish on glass, metal, etc. 3. a mixture of ground glass, varnish, etc. used in …

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  • 7 frosting — 1. noun /ˈfrɒst.ɪŋ/ a) A sugary coating for cakes and other baked goods. ...anyhow, even the cake didnt keep very well. I tried it, and it dried up, specially the frosting. I reckon the time to take frosting and good times is while they are… …

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  • 8 frosting — noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑icing ADJECTIVE ▪ buttercream, vanilla ▪ colored VERB + FROSTING ▪ cover sth with, pipe, spread …

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  • 9 frosting — [[t]frɒ̱stɪŋ, AM frɔ͟ːst [/t]] N UNCOUNT Frosting is a sweet substance made from powdered sugar that is used to cover and decorate cakes. [AM] ...a huge pastry with green frosting on it. (in BRIT, usually use icing) …

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  • 10 Frosting — Frost Frost, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frosted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frosting}.] 1. To injure by frost; to freeze, as plants. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with hoarfrost; to produce a surface resembling frost upon, as upon cake, metals, or glass; as, glass …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 frosting — /fraw sting, fros ting/, n. 1. a sweet mixture, cooked or uncooked, for coating or filling cakes, cookies, and the like; icing. 2. a dull or lusterless finish, as on metal or glass. 3. a process of highlighting the hair by bleaching selected… …

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  • 12 frosting — /ˈfrɒstɪŋ / (say frosting) noun 1. a fluffy icing used to cover and decorate cakes. 2. a decoration of granules of sugar, usually stuck on with eggwhites, around the rim of a glass as for certain cocktails. 3. a lustreless finish, as of metal or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 frosting — matinimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dekoratyvinis paviršiaus apdirbimas veidrodiniam blizgesiui pašalinti. atitikmenys: angl. frosting; matting rus. матирование …

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  • 14 frosting — noun Date: 1858 1. a. icing b. trimming, ornamentation 2. lusterless finish of metal or glass ; mat; also a white finish produced on glass (as by etching) 3. the lightening (as by chemicals) of small strands of hair throughout the entire head to… …

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  • 15 Frosting — Образование матовой поверхности, матирование; Отделка поверхности «морозным» узором …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 16 frosting — Synonyms and related words: Jell O, albification, blanching, blancmange, bleaching, candy, comfit, compote, confiture, conserve, etiolation, gelatin, glaze, grizzling, honey, icing, jam, jelly, marmalade, meringue, mousse, preserve, silvering,… …

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  • 17 frosting — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. icing, decoration (see ornament, food). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. icing, coating, filling, glaze; see icing . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. icing, spread, topping, glaze …

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  • 18 frosting — frost|ing [ˈfrɔstıŋ US ˈfro:stıŋ] n [U] especially AmE a sweet substance put on cakes and made from powdery sugar and butter British Equivalent: icing …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 frosting — frost|ing [ frɔstıŋ ] noun uncount 1. ) AMERICAN a smooth sweet substance usually made from sugar, butter, and liquid, used for covering cakes: ICING 2. ) a rough surface produced on a transparent or shiny substance such as glass or metal …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 frosting — frost·ing || frÉ”stɪŋ / frÉ’s n. sweet coating for spreading on cakes, icing, glaze; act of creating a frosted appearance (on glass); powdered glass flakes used as decoration; highlighting, bleaching or tinting (of the hair) frÉ”st /frÉ’st n.… …

    English contemporary dictionary