What does freezing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freeze, freezing(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. freezing(Noun)

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

  2. freezing(Noun)

    The action of numbing with anesthetics.

  3. freezing(Adjective)

    Suffering or causing frost

  4. freezing(Adjective)

    Very cold

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freezing

    of Freeze

  2. Freezing(adj)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukaev:

    The government has not frozen these projects, there have been no decisions at this stage on suspending, freezing or ending financing for these projects so we are working on the assumptions that they will be carried out.

  2. Gustav Gressel:

    (Germany is) more clearly aware than many in Kiev that Ukraine basically needs a cease-fire or a freezing of the conflict more urgently than Moscow, kiev needs to see sooner or later how it gets out of the war.

  3. Andy Chung:

    People worry about not just the yuan but the overall economy in China. We see a lot of internet companies freezing hiring, and they are actually laying off people already because of the trade war.

  4. John Paris:

    The Bible says 'thou shalt not steal,' but is it wrong for a father to go get a bucket of coal to keep his family from freezing to death? The answer is no, of course not.

  5. Irshad Alam:

    It's freezing here, but we are still here because we care about this movement.

Images & Illustrations of freezing

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