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Frosting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FROST'ING, ppr. covering with something resembling hoar-frost.
FROST'ING, n. the composition resembling hoar-frost, used to cover cake, etc.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes [syn: frosting, icing, ice]

Merriam Webster's

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 produce a two-tone effect compare streaking

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 US icing. 2 a rough surface on glass etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frost Frost, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frostted; p. pr. & vb. n. Frosting.] 1. To injure by frost; to freeze, as plants. 2. To cover with hoarfrost; to produce a surface resembling frost upon, as upon cake, metals, or glass. While with a hoary light she frosts the ground. --Wordsworth. 3. To roughen or sharpen, as the nail heads or calks of horseshoes, so as to fit them for frosty weather.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frosting Frost"ing, n. 1. A composition of sugar and beaten egg, used to cover or ornament cake, pudding, etc. 2. A lusterless finish of metal or glass; the process of producing such a finish.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Frosting is a sweet substance made from powdered sugar that is used to cover and decorate cakes. (AM; in BRIT, usually use icing) ...a huge pastry with green frosting on it.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Icing, concreted sugar (for coating cake).

Moby Thesaurus

Jell-O, albification, blanching, blancmange, bleaching, candy, comfit, compote, confiture, conserve, etiolation, gelatin, glaze, grizzling, honey, icing, jam, jelly, marmalade, meringue, mousse, preserve, silvering, sweet, sweet stuff, sweetmeat, sweets, topping, tutti-frutti, whipped cream, whitening, whitewashing




 


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