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frosting

1. a rough or matt finish on glass, silver, etc.
2. Slang the practice of stealing a car while the owner has left it idling in order to defrost the windows and heat the engine

frosting

[′frȯst·iŋ]
(engineering)
Decorating a scraped metal surface with a handscraper. Also known as flaking.

frosting

1. A surface haze on the surface of a paint film caused by very fine wrinkling.
2. A lusterless finish of metal or glass.
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This paper presented new experimental data of frost nucleation and frost growth on cold flat plates operating in frosting conditions with air forced convective flow.
Kim, K., and Lee, K., S., 2011, Frosting and defrosting characteristics of a fin according to surface contact angle, Int.
Even in the first ten minutes of frosting shown here, a temperature difference of 5[degrees]C produced large changes in both frost thickness and density.
From these results, the newly developed frost model behaved as intuitively expected for both the full growth and crystal growth phases of frosting. In particular, the crystal growth mode of the present model seemed to capture well the main characteristics of the physical processes occurring during the early stages of frost formation.
Allow to cool completely before applying cream cheese frosting.
Following on from the company's recent rebrand, the Piping Frosting and Ready to use Frosting products feature a new packaging design and carry the new company brandmark.
Prepare one recipe of Buttercream Frosting, and tint the lightest shade of color.
In this case, the process line is approaching, but not crossing, the saturation curve leading to a borderline favorable coil frosting condition.
There are basically four reasons to coat a cake with frosting:
At the start of each test, a thin plastic sheet was applied to the test surface to prevent condensation and/or frosting on the surface before the desired surface temperature was reached.
Pop-Tarts Frosted Crush Orange citrus-flavor filling has white frosting and orange string icing.
While several researchers have investigated frost formation on flat horizontal plates and conventional fin-and-tube coils, few researchers have undertaken similar efforts for microchannel coils in transient frosting cases.