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  Frost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frost is a solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air.
Other objects on which frost develops are those with low specific heat and high thermal emissivity, such as flened metals; hence the accumulation of frost on the heads of rusty nails.
Areas where frost forms due to cold air trapped against the ground or against a solid barrier such as a wall are known as "frost pockets".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frost   (820 words)

  
 Robert Frost - Biography and Works
Robert Frost (1874-1963) was one of the finest of rural New England's 20th century pastoral poets.
Frost published his first books in Great Britain in the 1910s, but he soon became in his own country the most read and constantly anthologized poet.
Frost participated in the inauguration of President John Kennedy in 1961 by reciting two of his poems.
www.online-literature.com /frost   (1015 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - Robert Lee Frost
Frost rose from his chair and felt his stiff cold muscles protest as he began the walk to the podium.
When this was unsuccessful Frost came to the conclusion that he would be unable to read the poem "Dedication." Then he spoke to the assembled audience, "I think I'll say, this was to be a preface to the poem I can say to you without seeing it." This caused a burst of laughter as Mr.
Frost was a man who had remained unknown for the first forty years of his life, but had reached the height of public opinion by the time he died.
myhero.com /hero.asp?hero=r_frost   (1256 words)

  
 Robert Frost - Books and Biography
Frost also suffered from depression and the continual self-doubt led him to cling to the desire to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Among the honors and rewards Frost received were tributes from the U.S. Senate (1950), the American Academy of Poets (1953), New York University (1956), and the Huntington Hartford Foundation (1958), the Congressional Gold Medal (1962), the Edward MacDowell Medal (1962).
In Lawrance Thompson's humorless, three-volume official biography (1966-1976) Frost was presented as a misanthrope, anti-intellectual, cruel, and angry man, but in Jay Parini's work (1999) he was again viewed with sympathy: ''He was a loner who liked company; a poet of isolation who sought a mass audience; a rebel who sought to fit in.
www.readprint.com /author-39/Robert-Frost   (1069 words)

  
 frost. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Frost often appears as a light feathery deposit of ice, often of a curious and delicate pattern.
Frost heaving, an upthrust of ground caused by freezing, is a factor of consideration in engineering construction, especially in highway foundations.
Frost is also a factor in the layer by layer mechanical weathering (exfoliation) of many types of rock masses.
www.bartleby.com /65/fr/frost.html   (320 words)

  
 Warcraft III - Undead -> Units -> Frost Wyrm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Frost Wyrms are one of the ultimate Undead units.
Frost Wyrms are a late stage Undead unit and it can take quite a bit of work to build up to them.
Frost Wyrms are especially powerful in team games but can also be used in 1 vs. 1 games if they last long enough.
www.battle.net /war3/undead/units/frostwyrm.shtml   (456 words)

  
 A Touch of Frost (an Episode Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Frost cannot do much to protect Alex Compton, the victim of the threats, and that night the police are called to her house, to find it engulfed in flames, with her husband dead inside and her unconscious on the lawn.
Frost is re-assigned the chief constable's nephew, DC Clive Barnard.
Frost is called upon by Supt Mullett to investigate the theft of his friend's car from their golf club by a confidence trickster, who leaves behind a trail of satisfied golfing widows, unpaid bar bills and stolen cars.
epguides.com /TouchofFrost/guide.shtml   (5070 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Frost published his first books in Great Britain in the 1910s, but he soon became in his own country the most read and constantly anthologized poet, whose work was made familiar in classrooms and lecture platforms.
Frost depicted the fields and farms of his surroundings, observing the details of rural life, which hide universal meaning.
In Lawrance Thompson's three-volume official biography (1966-1976) Frost was presented as a misanthrope, anti-intellectual, cruel, and angry man, but in Jay Parini's work (1999) he was again viewed with sympathy: ''He was a loner who liked company; a poet of isolation who sought a mass audience; a rebel who sought to fit in.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /rfrost.htm   (1310 words)

  
 JPL.NASA.GOV: Mars Exploration Rovers
Frost can form on surfaces if enough water is present and the temperature is sufficiently low.
The presence of the frost is most clearly seen on the post in the center of the target, particularly when compared with the unsegmented outer ring of the target, which is white.
Frost has not been observed at Spirit, where the amount of atmospheric water vapor is observed to be appreciably lower.
www.jpl.nasa.gov /missions/mer/images.cfm?id=1406   (152 words)

  
 Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Robert Frost
Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a teacher, cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel.
The couple moved to England in 1912, after their New Hampshire farm failed, and it was abroad that Frost met and was influenced by such contemporary British poets as Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, and Robert Graves.
The author of searching and often dark meditations on universal themes, he is a quintessentially modern poet in his adherence to language as it is actually spoken, in the psychological complexity of his portraits, and in the degree to which his work is infused with layers of ambiguity and irony.
www.poets.org /poet.php/prmPID/192   (494 words)

  
 John Frost
Frost was a passionate reader and was deeply influenced by the political works of Tom Paine and William Cobbett.
Frost continued to accuse Prothero of malpractice and in February 1823, he was found guilty of libel again, and this time he was sent to prison for six months.
Frost and others involved in the march on Newport were arrested and charged with high treason.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /CHfrost.htm   (1277 words)

  
 Frost's Life and Career--by William H. Pritchard and Stanley Burnshaw
Frost was later to teach at the University of Michigan and at Dartmouth College, but his relationship to Amherst (sometimes a troubled one) was the most significant educational alliance he formed.
Frost once wrote about Edwin Arlington Robinson that ‘his life was a revel in the felicities of language', and surely the claim could be made, even more appropriately, of Frost himself.
Frost, Robert (26 Mar. 1874-29 Jan. 1963), poet, was born Robert Lee Frost in San Francisco to Isabelle Moodie, of Scottish birth, and William Prescott Frost, Jr., a descendant of a Devonshire Frost who had sailed to New Hampshire in 1634.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/a_f/frost/life.htm   (4378 words)

  
 The Weather Doctor Almanac 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
In Japanese folklore, the Frost Man was the roguish brother of the Mist Man. Australian aborigines attribute frost to icicles thrown down to earth from seven sisters whose bodies sparkle with ice.
Rime frost occurs when the rate of frost formation is rapid, usually under conditions of high water content in the air (vapour and/or liquid) and at least moderate wind speeds.
Hoar frost forms only when winds are light, which is often the situation during clear, cold nights; thus it is the most common type of frost to those dwelling in non-mountainous areas.
www.islandnet.com /~see/weather/almanac/arc_1999/alm99nov.htm   (1548 words)

  
 The Friends of Robert Frost
A new museum, only minutes away from Frost's gravesite in Bennington, was opened in 2002 to honor America's favorite poet.
Frost lived in the Stone House in South Shaftsbury, Vermont from 1920 to 1929.
July entitled, "Robert Frost: The Women in his Life." The show features important women, who inspired his poetry and played a part in his success as a poet.
www.frostfriends.org   (223 words)

  
 Weather Impacts - Frost
Though the microclimate effect weighs heavily on the occurrence of frost, it is common to have a frost in a summer that is in the colder end of the distribution historically, just as the summer of 2004 has been.
Frost at the R6 growth stage and earlier, assuming that the plants did not completely freeze at this time, will result in a yield reduction and damaged beans with greenish color and wrinkled seed coats.
Where frost injury occurred without complete kill, additional yield and forage quality accumulation is likely for the rest of the growing season from surviving plant parts.
www.extension.umn.edu /frostdamage   (2166 words)

  
 Robert Frost
Frost always presented himself as a New Englander and therefore was interpreted as a nineteenth century Transcendentalist.
Frost shared with Emerson and Thoreau the "belief that everybody was a separate individuality and that collective enterprises could do nothing but weaken the self" (Norton 1763).
Frost avoided movements simply because they were right or left sided and involved group undertakings.
www.uncp.edu /home/canada/work/canam/frost.htm   (633 words)

  
 Letters from the Bungalow: Robert Frost to Frank S. Flint
Frost was now realizing his own ambitions, and he had come into focus on the limitations that had been set on him.
Frost sent another letter to Flint reminding him of the meeting with Thomas, and in the letter he also expressed his shock that Flint had been asked by his employer to undergo an on-the-job test to hold his civil service position.
Frost's break with Ezra Pound had strained his relationship with Flint and fewer letters were written between the men during Frost's remaining time in England.
www.dartmouth.edu /~library/Library_Bulletin/Nov1994/bungalow.html   (2856 words)

  
 BBC - Weather Centre - Features - Understanding Weather - Frost
This is a 'hoar frost', which forms when the air cools and water condenses onto the grass.
There are several degrees of severity for frost with a slight frost 0°C to minus 3.5°C, a moderate frost from minus 3.5°C to minus 6.6°C, severe frost from minus 6.5°C to minus 11.5°C and a very severe frost below minus 11.5°C.
The difference between the types of frosts is very important to some people including farmers, who need to know when their plants are at risk, and motorists, who need to know when there are icy patches on the roads.
www.bbc.co.uk /weather/features/understanding/frost.shtml   (621 words)

  
 About Frost...
Frost is ice that sublimates directly on the surfaces on which it is found.
On marginal nights frost may only be seen on rooftops and cars and spotty grassy areas, because of location or materials these could cool below freezing while nearby areas remained just above freezing and received no frost.
If the temperature continued to fall after dew and frost formation, the parking lot may end up with a heavy frost and the garden with fl ice, that is frozen dew.
www.shorstmeyer.com /wxfaqs/frost/frost.html   (764 words)

  
 Robert Frost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although he is commonly associated with New England, Frost was born in San Francisco to Isabelle Moodie, of Scottish ancestry, and William Prescott Frost, Jr., a descendant of a Devonshire Frost who had sailed to New Hampshire in 1634[1].
Frost was sure that there was another man and went on an excursion to the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia.
Frost returned to America in 1915, bought a farm in Franconia, New Hampshire and launched a career of writing, teaching and lecturing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Frost   (1718 words)

  
 Robert Frost Collection at Bartleby.com
Perhaps the most popular and beloved of 20th-century American poets, Frost wrote of the character, people, and landscape of New England.
After the publication of A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), he returned to the United States, settling on a farm near Franconia, N.H. Frost taught and lectured at several universities, including Amherst, Harvard, and the Univ. of Michigan.—Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
These collections of poems provide a wonderful selection of the work of Robert Frost.
www.bartleby.com /people/Frost-Ro.html   (201 words)

  
 Frost Family History
On Thursday Morning last, Mrs Frost, an old and respected resident of this town died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs E Douglas.
Henry Frost was born on 26 December 1817 and married Ann Aldridge on 31 July 1839 at Castlereagh.
Mary Ann Frost was born on 4 September 1820 and married Henry Graystol in December 1843.
thomasfrost.bravehost.com   (2465 words)

  
 VisualWorks: Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
I say "could" because FROST was developed within 2.5.2 and has yet to be ported to 5i but I see no new technical problems.
Frost lives again - resurrected within Envy 3.01 on Monday Nov. 27 2000.
FROST and the NameSpace scheme could certainly provide a means for executing Java code within VisualWorks.
wiki.cs.uiuc.edu /VisualWorks/Frost   (948 words)

  
 Guide to Frost
Frost crystals grow from water vapor in the air, just like snow crystals (see the Snowflake Primer).
Window frost forms when a pane of glass is exposed to below-freezing temperatures on the outside and moist air on the inside.
Snowflakes are not frozen raindrops, and likewise frost is not frozen dew.
www.its.caltech.edu /~atomic/snowcrystals/frost/frost.htm   (983 words)

  
 A Frost Bouquet: Editions in English
Frost had two copies of this first book of his poetry printed, one for his future bride, Elinor White, and one for himself.
Inscribed by Frost on the date of publication to Vera Harvey of Gloucester, Massachusetts, a daughter of Mrs.
Frost dedicated this book to his mother Belle Moodie Frost "who knew as a teacher that no poetry was good for children that wasn't equally good for their elders."
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/frost/english.html   (971 words)

  
 Frost
Frosts occur more often in some areas of the world than others.
Rime frost looks like icing around the edge of petals and leaves, and only occurs when the temperatures are very low.
Jack Frostfrost is often characterised by the evil Jack Frost.
www.rcn27.dial.pipex.com /cloudsrus/frost.html   (486 words)

  
 Frost and Freeze Protection for Vegetable Crops Grown in Florida in the BMP Era
Frost and Freeze Protection for Vegetable Crops Grown in Florida in the BMP Era
Frost and freeze protection consists of various methods to protect plants from damage from freezing temperatures.
Early melons, sweet corn, or beans may be planted in a small trench to protect seedlings from frost by the warm surrounding soil mass.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /BODY_HS168   (1103 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Frost, at the junction of State Highway 22 and Farm Road 667, twenty miles west of Corsicana in northwestern Navarro County, was established in 1881, when the St. Louis Southwestern Railway built from Corsicana to Hillsboro.
By the early 1900s Frost had six cotton gins, an oil mill, several butcher shops, seven grocery stores, a number of dry-goods stores, two banks, and three drugstores; the estimated population in 1910 was 702.
The town continued to prosper during the 1920s and reached a peak population of 913 in 1929.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/FF/hlf31.html   (324 words)

  
 Frost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
This learning unit provides information on the nature and occurrence of frost and the procedures forecasters use in determining whether frost is likely to occur.
Frost is defined as "a covering of minute ice crystals on a cold surface".
For the purposes of roadway weather, "frost" is the collection of ice crystals that forms on roadways and bridges without any accompanying rain, snow, or refreezing water.
www.iitap.iastate.edu /jhodson/idot/frost/frost.html   (75 words)

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