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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “freeze”

freeze

verb [I or T] (COLD)
 
 
/friːz/ (froze, frozen)
If you freeze something, you lower its temperature below 0°C, causing it to become cold and often hard, and if something freezes, its temperature goes below 0°C
(使)冻结,(使)结冰
Water freezes to ice at a temperature of 0°C.
水在零摄氏度结冰。
The ground had frozen hard/solid.
地面已经冻得硬邦邦的了。
When the lake freezes (over) (= turns into ice on the surface), we can go skating on it.
湖面结冰后,我们可以在上面滑冰。
Our pipes froze (up) (= the water in them turned to ice) several times last winter.
去年冬天我们的水管冻了好几次。
The weather forecast says that it is going to freeze tonight (= that the temperature will be at or below 0°C).
天气预报说今晚温度会至冰点或更低。
Without a sleeping bag, you would freeze to death (= become so cold that you die) out there on the mountainside.
在山坡那儿,没有睡袋你会被冻死。
Snow and iceCold
to preserve food by storing it at a very low temperature so that it becomes hard
冷冻保存(食物)
I'll freeze any food that's left over.
我会把剩下的食物都冷冻起来。
Most soups freeze (= can be preserved by being stored at a very low temperature) well.
大多数汤都可以冷冻保存。
Preserving and storing food
(Definition of freeze verb (COLD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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