Frost vs Slushy - What's the difference?

frost | slushy |


As a proper noun frost

is .

As an adjective slushy is

covered in slush.

As a noun slushy is

a slushie (a flavoured frozen drink made with ice crystals).

frost

English

(wikipedia frost)

Noun

  • A cover of minute ice crystals on objects that are exposed to the air. Frost is formed by the same process as dew, except that the temperature of the frosted object is below freezing.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 47.
  • It is more probable, in almost every country of Europe, that there will be frost sometime in January, than that the weather will continue open throughout that whole month;
  • The cold weather that causes these ice crystals to form.
  • (figurative) Coldness or insensibility; severity or rigidity of character.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • It was one of those moments of intense feeling when the frost of the Scottish people melts like a snow-wreath.
  • (obsolete) The act of freezing; the congelation of water or other liquid.
  • Derived terms

    * black frost * degree of frost * frostbite * frostbitten * frostbound * frost-tender * frosty * hoar frost, hoarfrost * Jack Frost * permafrost * uremic frost

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To get covered with frost .
  • To coat something (e.g. a cake) with icing to resemble frost.
  • To anger or annoy.
  • I think the boss's decision frosted him, a bit.

    Derived terms

    * frosting

    Anagrams

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    slushy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Covered in slush.
  • Having the consistency of slush.
  • (of a person) Soupy.
  • Noun

    (slushies)
  • A slushie (a flavoured frozen drink made with ice crystals)
  • (Australia, colloquial, slang) A kitchen helper.
  • Alternative forms

    * slush * slushie