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Chinese (Traditional) 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)凍結,(使)結冰
Water freezes to ice at a temperature of 0°C.
水在攝氏零度結冰。
The ground had frozen hard/solid.
地面已經凍得硬邦邦的了。
When the lake freezes (over) (= turns into ice on the surface), we can go skating on it.
湖面結冰後,我們可以在上面滑冰。
Our pipes froze (up) (= the water in them turned to ice) several times last winter.
去年冬天我們的水管凍了好幾次。
The weather forecast says that it is going to freeze tonight (= that the temperature will be at or below 0°C).
天氣預報說今晚溫度會至冰點或更低。
Without a sleeping bag, you would freeze to death (= become so cold that you die) out there on the mountainside.
在山坡那裡,沒有睡袋你會被凍死。
Snow and iceCold
to preserve food by storing it at a very low temperature so that it becomes hard
冷凍保存(食物)
I'll freeze any food that's left over.
我會把剩下的食物都冷凍起來。
Most soups freeze (= can be preserved by being stored at a very low temperature) well.
大多數湯都可以冷凍保存。
Preserving and storing food
(Definition of freeze verb (COLD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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