freezing definition

  • adjective:
    • struggling or causing frost
    • cold
    • looking after freeze; for freezing; therefore, cool or distant in manner.
  • noun:
    • The change in condition of a substance from fluid to solid by air conditioning to a critically low temperature.
    • The activity of numbing with anesthetics.
    • The work of solidifying, congealing, or solidifying with cold; freezing or chilling therapy.
    • the detachment of temperature to alter anything from a liquid to an excellent
  • verb:
    • Present participle of frost.
  • others:
    • such as for instance to freeze; particularly, at or underneath the temperature of 32° F. (0° C.), which is sometimes called the freezing-point, because liquid freezes at that heat; generally, very cold: as, freezing climate.
    • Figuratively, haughty; stern; chilling: as, freezing politeness.

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