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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 frost·ing /ˈfrɔstɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frost v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frosted; 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; as, glass may be frosted by exposure to hydrofluoric acid.
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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