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frozen, past participle; froze, past tense; freezes, 3rd person singular present; freezing, present participle;
  1. (of a liquid) Be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold
    • - in the winter the milk froze
  2. Turn (a liquid) into ice or another solid in such a way

  3. (of something wet or containing liquid) Become blocked, covered, or rigid with ice
    • - the pipes had frozen
  4. Cause (something wet or containing liquid) to become blocked, covered, or rigid with ice
    • - the ground was frozen hard
  5. Be or feel so cold that one is near death (often used hyperbolically)
    • - you'll freeze to death standing there
  6. (of the weather) Cause (someone) to feel so cold that they are near death

  7. (of the weather) Be at or below freezing
    • - at night it froze again
  8. Deprive (a part of the body) of feeling, esp. by the application of a chilled anesthetic substance

  9. Treat (someone) with a cold manner; stare coldly at (someone)
    • - she would freeze him with a look when he tried to talk to her
  10. Store (something) at a very low temperature in order to preserve it
    • - the cake can be frozen
  11. (of food) Be able to be preserved in such a way
    • - this soup freezes well
  12. Become suddenly motionless or paralyzed with fear or shock
    • - Mathewson froze on the spot, unable to take the next step
  13. Stop moving when ordered or directed

  14. Hold (something) at a fixed level or in a fixed state for a period of time
    • - new spending on defense was to be frozen
  15. Prevent (assets) from being used for a period of time
    • - the charity's bank account has been frozen
  16. Stop (a moving image) at a particular frame when filming or viewing
    • - the camera will set fast shutter speeds to freeze the action
  17. (of a computer screen) Become temporarily locked because of system problems

  1. An act of holding or being held at a fixed level or in a fixed state
    • - workers faced a pay freeze
  2. A period of frost or very cold weather
    • - the big freeze surprised the weathermen

  1. the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
  2. stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze"
  3. change to ice; "The water in the bowl froze"
  4. weather cold enough to cause freezing
  5. an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
  6. be cold; "I could freeze to death in this office when the air conditioning is turned on"
  7. Freeze is the tenth studio album by Dutch rock and roll and blues group Herman Brood & His Wild Romance. The album reached #63 on the Dutch album chart on 3 November 1990, and stayed on the chart for 5 weeks. ...
  8. Bloodline is a Recoil studio album, released April 14, 1992. It was recorded at Konk Studio, in London, during sessions that lasted from January to March 1991, being mixed late that same year. The album was produced by Alan Wilder, engineered by Steve Lyon, and assisted by Dave Eringa.
  9. A freeze is a breakdance technique that involves halting all body motion, often in an interesting or balance-intensive position. It is implied that the position is hit and held from motion as if freezing in motion, or into ice. ...
  10. In computing, a hang or freeze occurs when either a single computer program or the whole system ceases to respond to inputs. ...
  11. Freeze is the title of an art exhibition that took place in July 1988 in an empty London Port Authority building at Surrey Docks in London Docklands. Its main organiser was Damien Hirst. ...
  12. Jordin Sparks is the first major-label studio album by American pop and R&B singer Jordin Sparks. It was released on November 20, 2007 in the United States and November 27, 2007 in Canada and Christian music stores. In United States debuting at #10 on the U.S. ...
  13. A precise draw weight shot where a delivered stone comes to a stand-still against a stationary stone, making it nearly impossible to knock out; A halt of a regular operation; A block on pay rises; Especially of a liquid, to become solid due to low temperature; To lower something's ...
  14. (freezing) The change in state of a substance from liquid to solid by cooling to a critically low temperature; The action of numbing with anesthetics; Suffering or causing frost; Very cold
  15. (Freezes) These are usually done at a end of a bboy set, they are sylish poses where the bboy hits a certain shape and holds it for a number of seconds.
  16. (Freezing) temporary, involuntary inability to move.
  17. (Freezing) air temperatures when newspaper becomes your best friend (as padding between your two layers of socks, and between your ‘parker’ and your plaid shirt). Who needs all ten fingers anyway?
  18. (Freezing) Refusal to give up a retrieve freely.
  19. (FREEZING) As you probably already know, many baked goods like cookies, cakes and crusts are freezable. The key to having what you pull out of the freezer taste as good as when you put it in is - to pack it airtight; air is what causes freezer burn and off tastes.
  20. (FREEZING) Continuation of a block for several seconds until it is under voluntary control. (Builds feeling of controlling stuttering blocks, reduces tension in the block)
  21. (FREEZING) Mixes liquors, mixers, and ice in such a way as to create a thick, frozen drink. Place correct amount of ice in blender container along with liquors and mixers. Place lid on container and blend until drink is smooth and consistent, with no ice cubes or chunks present.
  22. (Freezing) A dog that refuses to release a bird to his handler is said to "freeze" on the bird.  Also called "sticking".
  23. (Freezing) A stabilization technique for water damaged materials. Provides time for establishing work areas and allows postponement of treatment. Wet paper will increase in size as much as 8% upon freezing; some physical distortion should, therefore, be expected.
  24. (Freezing) Adding water to packs of ammonium nitrate causes a cooling reaction that can freeze ice.[8]
  25. (Freezing) More tender herbs, including basil, chives, cilantro, dill, parsley, and tarragon are best preserved by freezing. Some, like basil, will turn black, and all will lose their texture, but frozen herbs keep their fresh flavor for using in cooked dishes. ...