Translation of "freezing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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freezingadjective, adverb

uk /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/

B1 extremely cold

It's freezing in here - can I close the window? 这儿冷极了——我把窗户关上可以吗?
They survived for four hours in the freezing water. 他们在冰冷的水中存活了4个小时。
After walking through the snow, my feet were freezing. 走过雪地后,我的双脚都冻僵了。
I had to wait for hours on the freezing cold station platform. 我不得不在寒冷彻骨的站台上等了好几个小时。

More examples

  • It's freezing cold today.
  • So Roger spent the night in a freezing garage, did he? That'll teach him to go out without his house keys!
  • Come in - you must be freezing out there!
  • I haven't got my coat and I'm freezing.
  • It was freezing as we walked home last night.


uk /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ us /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/

turning to ice

Freezing fog and icy patches are expected to cause problems for motorists tonight. 冰雾和结冰的路面今晚可能会给驾车者造成麻烦。

More examples

  • Mists, freezing fogs and snow are common in this area.
  • Most of the country is experiencing unseasonal freezing temperatures and strong winds.
  • A fierce, freezing wind whipped torrential rain into their faces.
  • In these freezing conditions, the birds rely on householders for their food and water every day.
  • Our faces were stung by the icy wind and freezing rain.

freezingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfriː.zɪŋ/ 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. 白天大部分时间里温度都在零摄氏度以下。

(Translation of “freezing” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)