Frostbite meaning

frôstbīt, frŏst-
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To injure or damage by freezing.
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To injure or damage by freezing.
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Injury or destruction of skin and underlying tissue, most often that of the nose, ears, fingers, or toes, resulting from prolonged exposure to freezing or subfreezing temperatures.
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Tissue damage caused by exposure to intense cold.
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Injury or destruction of skin and underlying tissue, most often that of the nose, ears, fingers, or toes, resulting from prolonged exposure to freezing or subfreezing temperatures.
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Damage to a part of the body as a result of exposure to freezing temperatures. It is caused by a loss of blood supply and the formation of ice crystals in the affected body part.
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The freezing, or effect of a freezing, of some part of the body.
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To expose to the effect of frost, or a frosty air; to blight or nip with frost.
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(intransitive) To engage in winter sailboating.
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Origin of frostbite