Meaning of frosting

frost•ing

Pronunciation: (frô'sting, fros'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. a sweet mixture, cooked or uncooked, for coating or filling cakes, cookies, and the like; icing.
  2. a dull or lusterless finish, as on metal or glass.
  3. a process of highlighting the hair by bleaching selected strands.
  4. a material used for decorative work, as signs, displays, etc., made from coarse flakes of powdered glass.
  5. something added to make a thing better or more desirable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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