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freezing

adjective, adverb uk   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us  
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.ColdSnow and ice

freezing

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

freezing

noun [U] uk   /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ (also freezing point) us  
the temperature (0°C) at which water becomes ice: The temperature was below freezing for most of the day.Miscellaneous units of measurement
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