What does freezing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freeze, freezingnoun

    the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid

Wiktionary

  1. freezingnoun

    The change in state of a substance from liquid to solid by cooling to a critically low temperature.

  2. freezingnoun

    The action of numbing with anesthetics.

  3. freezingadjective

    Suffering or causing frost

  4. freezingadjective

    Very cold

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freezing

    of Freeze

  2. Freezingadjective

    tending to freeze; for freezing; hence, cold or distant in manner

Freebase

  1. Freezing

    Freezing or solidification is a phase transition in which a liquid turns into a solid when its temperature is lowered below its freezing point. All known liquids, except liquid helium, freeze when the temperature is lowered enough. Liquid helium remains liquid at atmospheric pressure even at absolute zero, and can be solidified only under pressure. For most substances, the melting and freezing points are the same temperature; however, certain substances possess differing solid–liquid transition temperatures. For example, agar displays a hysteresis in its melting and freezing temperatures. It melts at 85 °C and solidifies from 31 °C to 40 °C.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Freezing

    Liquids transforming into solids by the removal of heat.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'freezing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4256

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freezing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freezing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of freezing in a Sentence

  1. John Wood:

    We have huge demand. And we have donors who are willing to underwrite it and you've got the FDA freezing the market.

  2. Alexey Texler:

    We are talking about freezing January production levels. It would be higher than the annual average for 2015 by around 1.5 percent.

  3. Amy Rowland:

    For example, freezing fish to the appropriate temperature and for the appropriate duration can kill parasites.

  4. Antony Blinken:

    They’re destroying critical infrastructure which supplies millions of people across Ukraine with drinking water, with electricity, with gas to keep from freezing to death, these aren’t military targets; they are places where civilians work and families live.

  5. Isabelle Demeestere:

    This is an important breakthrough in the field because children are the patients who are most likely to benefit ... in the future, when they are diagnosed with diseases that require treatment that can destroy ovarian function, freezing ovarian tissue is the only ... option for preserving their fertility.

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