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Meaning of freezing by Wiktionary Dictionary

freezing


    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈfɹiːz.ɪŋ/
    • Rhymes: -iːzɪŋ

    Adjective

    freezing ( comparative more freezing, superlative most freezing )

    1. ( literally ) Suffering or causing frost
    2. ( by extension, chiefly hyperbolic ) Very cold

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    Noun

    freezing ( countable and uncountable; plural: freezings )

    1. ( uncountable, physics, chemistry ) The change in state of a substance from liquid to solid by cooling to a critically low temperature .
    2. ( countable, medicine ) The action of numbing with anesthetics .

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    Verb

    freezing

    1. Present participle of freeze .

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Explanation of freezing by Wordnet Dictionary

freezing


    Noun
    1. the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid