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Adjective
Very low or below average in temperature
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“When her bare leg met the freezing air below, however, she let out a strangled yelp and jumped away.”
Adjective
Very cold
“She stood outside in the freezing cold, waiting for her friends to come and meet her.”
Adjective
Characterized by windy or stormy conditions
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Noun
The act or state of liquid freezing
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The action of preserving something
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Hardening
Adverb
To an extreme degree of coldness
Verb
Present participle for to subject to cold temperatures
“Either cook or freeze raw meat, fish and poultry within two days of purchasing it.”
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Present participle for to become, or cause to become, covered, blocked or rigid with ice
“Colder air blows in, causing the lake to freeze over.”
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Present participle for to make or become hard, firm or solid, especially from cold
“Extreme cold, such as is sufficient to freeze and harden the carcass of an animal, will preserve it in a state of absolute freshness, even for thousands of years.”
Verb
Present participle for to be physically affected by extreme cold
“Let's get you inside before you freeze to death.”
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Present participle for to immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
“Even though he was used to the whales, the sight never failed to stun him, thrill him, freeze him in his tracks.”
Verb
Present participle for to hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
“The agency will ask the Government to freeze imports at their current levels.”
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Present participle for to discontinue or bring a halt to something
“My understanding is that there was a proposal to freeze the issuance of any further construction permits.”
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