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frostbite

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  • n  destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene

  • To most Americans, frostbite may seem like a remote risk.
  • When the order came to start south, the enemy was already closing in on Hagaru's makeshift airstrip, whence thousands of wounded and frostbite victims had been flown out.
  • AGAINST ALL ODDS New Zealander Mark Inglis, whose legs were severed below the knees because of frostbite on another expedition, became the first double amputee ever to summit.
News & Articles

  • Battlefield creator shows off new 'Star Wars' video game
    Nearly eight years after the release of Star Wars: Battlefront II, EA teases a huge title for the franchise. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) To the delight of many gamers at E3 on Monday, EA DICE showed off Star Wars Battlefront -- a next-generation "Star Wars" video game that uses the Frostbite 3 graphics engine. DICE uses the same graphics engine in Battlefield 4. As the 30 ...
    June 11, 2013 - CNET
  • EA Shows Off Need For Speed Rivals (Trailer Added)
    Electronic Arts showed off a new demo for Need For Speed Rivals, built on the versatile Frostbite 3 engine. Need For Speed Rivals is being developed by a new EA studio called Ghost Games. Similar to the Hot Pursuit series, Need For Speed Rivals focuses racing clashes between cops and racers. Executive producer Marcus Nilsson took the stage for a live demo of the game, which blends single-player ...
    June 10, 2013 - Game Informer
  • EA reveals Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare [Update: Now with trailer!]
    At its E3 conference today, Electronic Arts announced Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare , a Frostbite-powered third-person action game inspired by PopCap's "flower defense" strategy game Plants vs. Zombies . In Garden Warfare , players control a squadron of heavily armed plant life, who must collectively fight off invading zombie hordes using organic weaponry. Gameplay is multiplayer and team ...
    June 10, 2013 - Joystiq
Quotes

  • Brian Campbell in SI.com
    Once your face gets a little numb you feel fine,Campbell said. "The ears were cold a little bit, maybe a little frostbite on them, but that's all right."
  • Mohammad Akram in Discovery Channel
    His condition is not good. He has some bruises and frostbite and exhaustion,Akram said.
  • Raymond B. Huey in Newswise (press release)
    By the time you are 50 or 60, you've probably been banged up once or twice. You know it hurts, and you've seen consequences of losing fingers or toes to frostbite,Huey said. "So older climbers are probably more cautious, but I can't...

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