Definitions for "Frosting"
Keywords:  cake, pastries, uncooked, butter, sugar
A composition of sugar and beaten egg, used to cover or ornament cake, pudding, etc.
A sugar based mixture used to decorate cakes and cookies.
a glass is frosted by wetting the rim with a wedge of lemon and dipping it in caster sugar.
A lusterless finish of metal or glass; the process of producing such a finish.
A flaw characterized by hazing or clouding of a finish. GLOSS--The quality referring to light reflectivity from a surface. HARDENER--Additive used to accelerate the curing time of an enamel finish.
The condition which manifests itself as a semiopaque or translucent coating such as in a crystalline structure.
Keywords:  lightened, bleach, hair, toned, thus
the lightened color on part of an object, as of hair, produced by treatment with bleach or other chemicals; as only part of the object is thus treated, the final color of the object is two-toned; also, the process of producing such a two-toned effect.
Lightening small sections of hair through­out the head.
Keywords:  proof, medals, coin, blasting, lightly
An engraving technique which produces a slightly dulled effect on certain parts of a coin's design. The effect is produced by lightly sand blasting or etching that part of the design on the die. The technique has become popular in the latter half of the 20th century but is rarely used on other than proof, pattern or specimen pieces.
Frosting is used on the non field parts of many proof coins to produce a beautiful contrast between the mirror like fields and the frosted design parts. Shown clearly in the picture.
Matt surface used for the high relief areas of many proof coins and medals, to give greater contrast with the polished surface of the field.
salty looking discoloration. Usually caused by: protected areas not receiving cleansing rains; dark colours over paint or primer using excessive extender pigments.
White hair intermingling with base colour round muzzle.
An effect of stray abrasive particles "frosting" the material you are cutting. It typically occurs right at the edge of where you have cut, or in a circular pattern around where you pierced the material.