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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Destruction of tissue by exposure to extreme cold and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene.

Usage examples (40)
  • Skin destroyed by frostbite is completely black and looks loose and flayed, as if burnt.
  • I'm assuming the blogger monkeys changed it to "frostbite" just in time.
  • Injuries such as frostbite, hypothermia, and others are linked to body cooling.
  • Suffering environmental injuries in a combat zone, such as frostbite or sunburn for more
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