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English definition of “freezing”

freezing

noun [U] /ˈfri·zɪŋ/
chemistry the change or process of changing from a liquid to a solid substance

freezing

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfri·zɪŋ/ us  
cold enough for liquids to turn to ice: We can expect freezing temperatures all week. fig. Freezing also means very cold: It’s freezing in here – turn off the air conditioner!
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