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Translation of "freeze" - English-German dictionary

freeze

verb /friːz/ ( past tense froze /frəuz/, past participle frozen /ˈfrəuzn/)
to make into or become ice frieren It’s so cold that the river has frozen over.
(of weather) to be at or below freezing-point frieren If it freezes again tonight, all my plants will die.
to make or be very cold erfrieren If you had stayed out all night in the snow, you might have frozen to death (= died of exposure to cold).
to make (food) very cold in order to preserve it einfrieren You can freeze the rest of that food and eat it later.
to make or become stiff, still or unable to move (with fear etc) erstarren She froze when she heard the strange noise.
to fix prices, wages etc at a certain level einfrieren, stoppen If the economic situation does not improve, wages will be frozen again.
freezer noun
a cabinet for keeping food at, or bringing it down to, a temperature below freezing-point. der Tiefkühler
freezing adjective
very cold eisig This room’s freezing.
frozen adjective
gefroren
freezing-point noun
the temperature at which a liquid becomes solid der Gefrierpunkt The freezing-point of water is 0° centigrade.
freeze up
to stop moving or functioning because of extreme cold einfrieren The car engine froze up.
(Definition of freeze from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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