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- adj. Suffering or causing frost
- adj. Very cold
- n. The change in state of a substance from liquid to solid by cooling to a critically low temperature.
- n. The action of numbing with anesthetics.
- v. Present participle of freeze.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to freeze; for freezing; hence, cold or distant in manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of hardening, congealing, or solidifying with cold; freezing or chilling treatment.
- Such as to freeze; specifically, at or below the temperature of 32° F. (0° C.), which is called the freezing-point, because water freezes at that temperature; in general, very cold: as, freezing weather.
- Figuratively, haughty; stern; chilling: as, freezing politeness.
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- n. the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
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