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freezing

adjective, adverb uk   us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/
B1 extremely cold: It's freezing in here - can I close the window? They survived for four hours in the freezing water. After walking through the snow, my feet were freezing. I had to wait for hours on the freezing cold station platform.
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freezing

adjective uk   us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/
turning to ice: Freezing fog and icy patches are expected to cause problems for motorists tonight.
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freezing

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ (also freezing point)
the temperature (0°C) at which water becomes ice: The temperature was below freezing for most of the day.
Translations of “freezing”
in Korean 얼어 죽을것 같이 추운…
in Arabic قارِس…
in Portuguese gelado, congelado…
in Catalan molt fred…
in Japanese ひどく寒い…
in Italian gelido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極冷的(地)…
in Russian ледяной, очень холодный…
in Turkish dondurucu, çok üşüten, insanın iliklerine kadar işleyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极冷的(地)…
in Polish mroźny, ≈ zimno…
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