Freeze

Definition of Freeze

Pronunciation: frōz
n.1.(Arch.) A frieze.
v. i.1.To become congealed by cold; to be changed from a liquid to a solid state by the abstraction of heat; to be hardened into ice or a like solid body.
[imp. Froze (frōz); p. p. Frozen (frō"z'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Freezing.]
2.To become chilled with cold, or as with cold; to suffer loss of animation or life by lack of heat; as, the blood freezes in the veins.
To freeze up
to become formal and cold in demeanor.
v. t.1.To congeal; to harden into ice; to convert from a fluid to a solid form by cold, or abstraction of heat.
2.To cause loss of animation or life in, from lack of heat; to give the sensation of cold to; to chill.
A faint, cold fear runs through my veins,
That almost freezes up the heat of life.
- Shak.
A railroad which had a London connection must not be allowed to freeze out one that had no such connection.
- A. T. Hadley.
It is sometimes a long time before a player who is frozen out can get into a game again.
- R. F. Foster.
n.1.The act of congealing, or the state of being congealed.

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