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Definition of frostbite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

frostbite

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noun
NAmE//ˈfrɔstbaɪt//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a medical condition in which parts of the body, especially the fingers and toes, become damaged as a result of extremely cold temperatures The climbers were all suffering from frostbite.
frostbitten
 
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NAmE//ˈfrɔstˌbɪtn//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: frostbite